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guise
American English: /ɡaɪz/
British English: /ɡʌɪz/

noun

  • in the guise of a monk/woman
    disfrazado de monje/mujer
    in many different guises
    de muchas formas distintas
    in a new/different guise
    con aspecto nuevo/distinto
    under the guise of virtue
    bajo capa de virtud [literary]
    Example sentences
    • The pattern of ceremonial appearance in the guise of a god is not restricted to females.
    • Martin, we have grown accustomed to seeing your pantomime stooge adopting all manner of superhero guises.
    • Each assumes several guises as they portray several characters in order to tell the tale of one central character.

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