A protective covering for the face or head, as a wire screen [fencer's mask] or respirator [gas mask]
The joy and merriment of a festival or celebration.
A boisterous festivity or celebration; merrymaking.
The act of disguising, notably as a ploy
Something false or empty that is purported to be genuine:
A deceptive, superficial show; a façade:
A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.
The face; countenance
The definition of gloss is a bright or polished appearance.
A cover charge.
The public image; outward appearance.
Color of the face; esp., a healthy rosiness or a blush
The definition of a cloak is a long loose fitting piece of clothing worn over other clothes, sometimes with a hood and loose fitting arm holes.
To claim or profess falsely; feign; simulate
To mimic the appearance, manner, etc. of (a person) for purposes of entertainment
To disguise (a thing or person) in order to conceal
To play or romp about in a happy, carefree way
(Intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.
To assume a certain, often exaggerated body position; pose.
To pronounce; utter:
To disguise or conceal behind a false appearance.
A pretending, as at play; make-believe
The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
The performance of such a show
The act of simulating; pretense; feigning
The act, art, or occupation of performing in plays, movies, etc.
A cover-up; front
Mere empty show; pretense
Misleading appearance; cover, cloak.
To disclose the true nature of; expose; reveal
The definition of reveal is to show, disclose or admit something.
One round of dancing at such a party
(Slang, dated) A person; an individual.
A festival or revel:
The pleasure afforded by being entertained; amusement:
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