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Definition of Masquerade

Masquerade
Masquerade Mas`quer*ade", n. [F. mascarade, fr. Sp. mascarada, or It. mascherata. See Mask.] 1. An assembly of persons wearing masks, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation, or other diversions. In courtly balls and midnight masquerades. --Pope. 2. A dramatic performance by actors in masks; a mask. See 1st Mask, 4. [Obs.] 3. Acting or living under false pretenses; concealment of something by a false or unreal show; pretentious show; disguise. That masquerade of misrepresentation which invariably accompanied the political eloquence of Rome. --De Quincey. 4. A Spanish diversion on horseback.
Masquerade
Masquerade Mas`quer*ade", v. t. To conceal with masks; to disguise. ``To masquerade vice.' --Killingbeck.

Meaning of Masquerade from wikipedia

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- "This Masquerade" is a song written by American singer and musician Leon Russell. It was originally recorded in 1972 by Russell for his album Carney the...
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- Vampire: The MasqueradeBloodlines is a 2004 action role-playing video game developed by Troika Games and released by Activision for Microsoft Windows...
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- Vampire: The Masquerade is a tabletop role-playing game (tabletop RPG) created by Mark Rein-Hagen and released in 1991 by White Wolf Publishing as the...
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- In White Wolf Game Studio's Vampire: The Masquerade books and role-playing games, vampires are staunch creatures ruled by tradition p****ed on for millennia...
- Ijele Masquerade, known as the biggest Masquerade in Sub-Saharan Africa, is a tradition of the Igbo people of Nigeria and was listed in the UNESCO Archives...
- "Final Masquerade" is a song by American rock band Linkin Park. The song was originally recorded by the band for their sixth studio album, The Hunting...
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