disguise


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Synonyms for disguise

costume

Synonyms

hide

disguise something or someone as something or someone

Synonyms

  • dress up as
  • get up as
  • camouflage as
  • fit out as

disguise yourself as something or someone

Synonyms

  • dress up as
  • masquerade as

Synonyms for disguise

to change or modify so as to prevent recognition of the true identity or character of

clothes or other personal effects, such as makeup, worn to conceal one's identity

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a display of insincere behavior

Synonyms for disguise

an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something

any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity

the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance

References in classic literature ?
Maybe I understood because I saw her in that early hour of the morning when even the stony Memnon sings, in that mystical light of the young day when divine exiled things, condemned to rough bondage through the noon, are for a short magical hour their own celestial selves, their unearthly glory as yet unhidden by any earthly disguise.
They change maybe to a field of turnips, and I have seen a farmer priding himself on a flock of sheep that I knew were really a most merry company of dryads and fauns in disguise. I had but to make the sign of the cross, sprinkle some holy water upon them, and call them by their sweet secret names, and the whole rout had been off to the woods, with mad gambol and song, before the eyes of the astonished farmer.
He had changed back to Roxy's dress, with the stoop of age added to he disguise, so that Wilson would not bother himself about a humble old women leaving a neighbor's house by the back way in the early morning, in case he was still spying.
There were three officers of Tippoo's household, strangers to the rest, who had won their master's confidence by conforming, or appearing to conform, to the Mussulman faith; and to those three men report pointed as the three priests in disguise.
It was Herr Heartless, in disguise, and using a disguised voice.
"He must be steady, and civil, and sober, and expert, and tender-hearted," said Miss Emmerson, who thought of any thing but a hero in disguise.
And what do you think your disguise is to be?" And he proceeded to unfold the parcel, the lady watching him in rapture.
"What a splendid disguise! An Esquimaux peasant-woman!"
He might claim the property from South America, establish his identity before the British authorities there and so obtain the fortune without ever coming to England at all, or he might adopt an elaborate disguise during the short time that he need be in London; or, again, he might furnish an accomplice with the proofs and papers, putting him in as heir, and retaining a claim upon some proportion of his income.
Jones, now taking the mask by the hand, fell to entreating her in the most earnest manner, to acquaint him where he might find Sophia; and when he could obtain no direct answer, he began to upbraid her gently for having disappointed him the day before; and concluded, saying, "Indeed, my good fairy queen, I know your majesty very well, notwithstanding the affected disguise of your voice.
He could not help expressing his surprize at this; saying, "Sure, madam, you must have infinite discernment, to know people in all disguises." To which the lady answered, "You cannot conceive anything more insipid and childish than a masquerade to the people of fashion, who in general know one another as well here as when they meet in an assembly or a drawing-room; nor will any woman of condition converse with a person with whom she is not acquainted.
John of Rampayne, an excellent juggler and minstrel, undertook to effect the escape of one Audulf de Bracy, by presenting himself in disguise at the court of the king, where he was confined.
An incompetent person has been imposed on country as a Prime Minister that ridicules Islamic teachings in the disguise of Riyasat- e- Madina.
Visual tools developer, disguise has announced the integration of AV supplier, Creative Technology Middle East to the disguise Certified Solution Provider (CSP) worldwide network.
Summary: Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 7 (ANI): Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini claimed that Mughal Emperor Akbar set up Meena Bazaar and used go there in "disguise and do misdeeds."