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1. masquerade

verb. ['ˌmæskɝˈeɪd'] take part in a masquerade.

Synonyms

  • mask

Etymology

  • mascarade (French)
  • mascarata (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Masquerade

  • underplayed
  • promenade
  • metrodade
  • underpaid
  • unafraid
  • serenade
  • portrayed
  • palisade
  • overstayed
  • overplayed
  • lemonade
  • downgrade
  • displayed
  • disobeyed
  • colonnade
  • brascade
  • usaid
  • upgrade
  • unswayed
  • replayed
  • prepaid
  • persuade
  • overpaid
  • mislaid
  • mcquaide
  • mcquaid
  • mcquade
  • mcglade
  • mcdaid
  • mcdade

Example sentences of the word masquerade


1. Noun, singular or mass
Crown a masquerade king and queen and offer awards or small prizes for the best masks.

2. Adjective
Go all out and throw a masquerade event at home or in a hired bar or hall.

3. Verb, base form
This provides extra coziness while still enabling the bed to masquerade as a sofa.

Quotes containing the word masquerade


1. I still can't believe,"Michael said, sotto voce, "that you came to the Vampires' Masquerade Ball dressed as a vampire.
- Jim Butcher, Grave Peril

2. masquerade

verb. ['ˌmæskɝˈeɪd'] pretend to be someone or something that you are not.

Synonyms

  • impersonate
  • personate

Etymology

  • mascarade (French)
  • mascarata (Italian)

3. masquerade

noun. ['ˌmæskɝˈeɪd'] a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party.

Synonyms

  • false face
  • costume
  • disguise
  • masquerade costume
  • domino

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • undeceive
  • unaffectedness

Etymology

  • mascarade (French)
  • mascarata (Italian)

4. masquerade

noun. ['ˌmæskɝˈeɪd'] a party of guests wearing costumes and masks.

Synonyms

  • fancy-dress ball
  • masquerade party
  • party
  • masque
  • mask
  • masked ball

Etymology

  • mascarade (French)
  • mascarata (Italian)

5. masquerade

noun. ['ˌmæskɝˈeɪd'] making a false outward show.

Synonyms

  • simulation
  • feigning
  • pretence
  • pretense

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unmask
  • underdress
  • undress

Etymology

  • mascarade (French)
  • mascarata (Italian)
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