disguise

Part of speech: verb

To change in appearance, as by a mask; hide; alter.

Part of speech: noun

The act of disguising or the state of being disguised; something that disguises; concealment.

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Usage examples "disguise":

  1. " Fifteen years ago," replied Sir Stanley, " when the colonel did most of his own dirty work, it was his favourite disguise. - "Jack O' Judgment", Edgar Wallace.
  2. If evil spirits borrow this disguise, They copy innocence triumphantly. - "The Maid of Orleans A Tragedy", Frederich Schiller.
  3. If Gowrie had a plot, it probably was to carry the King to Dirleton with him, in disguise. - "James VI and the Gowrie Mystery", Andrew Lang.