verb (used without object), mas·quer·ad·ed, mas·quer·ad·ing.
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Origin of masquerade
OTHER WORDS FROM masquerademas·quer·ad·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for masquerade
Having reviewed anti-Israeli agitprop masquerading as theater, I was prepared to join critics in hating The Death of Klinghoffer.
But this is Clinton-era outrage: political motivations masquerading as moral opprobrium.
Most disputes about music in the current day are actually disagreements about lifestyle masquerading as critical judgments.Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting|Ted Gioia|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The attackers were, in fact, German troops masquerading as Poles.Invaders and the Lies They Tell From Nazi Germany to Russia and the US|Malcolm Jones|March 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was the jab at a blue-haired Liza Minnelli, claiming she was a man in drag masquerading as the Oscar winning legend.Surprise! Ellen DeGeneres is the Best Oscars Host in a Decade|Marlow Stern|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Italy, on the contrary, all the world is continually occupied in masquerading in some way or other.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Ruefully Aristide asked himself the question: why had the Mayor not taken him into the confidence of his masquerading escapade?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Even cats are now used for fur, usually masquerading under some other name.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
It's on Earth now, and on the other planets, down in the storage areas of our big cities, masquerading as rats.Student Body|Floyd L. Wallace
It looked like a piece of masquerading more than the interrogation of three prisoners.