Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von masquerade

(Verb) 
Definition
to pretend to be someone or something else
He masqueraded as a doctor and fooled everyone.
Synonyme
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pretend to be
, ,
profess to be
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pass yourself off
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disguise yourself
(Substantiv) 
Definition
an attempt to keep secret the real identity or nature of something
She claimed that the elections would be a masquerade.
Synonyme
pretence
He claimed the police beat him up under the pretence that he was resisting arrest.
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disguise
religion is often used as an excuse for war or a disguise for power
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deception
You've been the victim of a rather cruel deception.
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front (informal)
a front for crime syndicates
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cover
The grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
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screen
They put a screen in front of me.
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put-on (slang)
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mask
His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
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cloak
Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
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guise
The workers are being dismissed under the guise of a reorganization.
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subterfuge
Most people can see right through that type of subterfuge.
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(Substantiv) 
Definition
a party at which the guests wear masks and costumes
A woman was injured at the Christmas masquerade.
Synonyme
masked ball
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masquerade ball
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mummery
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fancy dress party
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costume ball
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masked party

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of cloak
Definition
something that covers or conceals
Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
Synonyme
front (informal),
smoke screen,
smoke and mirrors
in the sense of cover
Definition
a pretext or disguise
The grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
Synonyme
front (informal),
window-dressing,
smoke screen,
smoke and mirrors
in the sense of deception
Definition
something that deceives
You've been the victim of a rather cruel deception.
Synonyme
lie,
canard,
porky (British, slang),
pork pie (British, slang),
hokum (slang, US, Canadian),
leg-pull (British, informal),
snow job (slang, US, Canadian),
fastie (Australian, slang)

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