Synonyms of 'guise'
general appearance or formHe claimed the Devil had appeared to him in the guise of a goat.
a false appearanceThe workers are being dismissed under the guise of a reorganization.
He claimed the police beat him up under the pretence that he was resisting arrest.
We need to make a show of acknowledging their expertise.
His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
religion is often used as an excuse for war or a disguise for power
We climbed 200 feet up the cliff face.
front (informal), ,
a front for crime syndicates
At work they hid their dislike of each other behind a façade of cheerfulness.
They had nursed Peter back to some semblance of health.
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in the sense of appearance
the way a person or thing looksHe had the appearance of a college student.
in the sense of aspect
appearance or lookThe snowy tree assumed a lifeless aspect.
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