disguises

All Noun Verb
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  • We have already seen how one of his disguises came into play. Cited from George at the Fort, by Harry Castlemon
  • When her country needs it most, she disguises herself as a man and goes off to fight.
  • Once through, they put on their disguises and re-enter the grounds as audience members.
  • He disguises himself to ensure that she will love him back for his character, not his wealth.
  • He would brief the team, then if needed, hand out extra disguises or devices.
  • If you tried to hide it I should see through your disguises. Cited from The Farringdons, by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
  • When her mother is killed and her house destroyed, she disguises herself as a boy and leaves to find her father.
  • They concealed their identity by always using complete disguises so they could not be recognized.
  • But he should know these things to be as many traps under various disguises.
  • However, the technology disguises how that reality is put together frame by frame.
  • I shall take with me three or four different disguises, and get you to do the shopping for me. Cited from At the Point of the Bayonet, by G. A. Henty
  • She provided them with disguises, but they ventured to move only at night. Cited from Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley, C.N. and A.M. Williamson
  • These disguises act as a last attempt to escape the court and flee together.
  • We have got out, we have obtained disguises, and we have eight or nine hours before our escape can be discovered. Cited from With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years' War, by G.A. Henty
  • You say that anyone could in a moment detect a white man through his disguises. Cited from The Dash for Khartoum, by George Alfred Henty
  • Another of his skills is using disguises to his own advantage to get across areas that are impossible to access alone.
  • The hall has gone through several disguises including hotel and "country retreat".
  • The artist took four hours to apply the disguises, having been told that it was for a music video.
  • They packed up their former disguises, which might come in useful again. Cited from No Surrender!, by G. A. Henty
  • When he returns, he disguises himself and courts her to see if she is still faithful to him.
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Root form of disguises is disguise for both verb and noun.

Meaning of disguises

  • noun An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories
  • noun Any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
  • noun The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
    he is a master of disguise
  • verb Make unrecognizable
    The herb masks the garlic taste, We disguised our faces before robbing the bank