masquerade

  1. a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
  2. making a false outward show

Masquerade

[play] Masquerade (Маскарад) is a verse play written in 1835 by the Russian Romantic writer Mikhail Lermontov. The four-act play, set in 1830`s St. Petersburg aristocratic society, highlights the rebellious spirit and noble mind of the protagonist, Yevgeny Arbenin. It is often compared with Shakespeare`s Othello in its essential sto...
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masquerade

[n] - a party of guests wearing costumes and masks 2. [n] - making a false outward show 3. [v] - take part in a masquerade 4. [v] - pretend to be someone or something that you are not
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masquerade

Festive gathering in which all the participants assume some form of disguise. In Italy it developed into an organized entertainment based on a theme and elaborated by explanatory songs....
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Masquerade

Mas`quer·ade' noun [ French mascarade , from Spanish mascarada , or Italian mascherata . See Mask .] 1. An assembly of persons wearing masks, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation, or other diversions. « In courtly balls and midnight masquerad...
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masquerade

masquerade party noun a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
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Masquerade

• (v. t.) To conceal with masks; to disguise. • (n.) Acting or living under false pretenses; concealment of something by a false or unreal show; pretentious show; disguise. • (n.) A dramatic performance by actors in masks; a mask. See 1st Mask, 4. • (v. i.) To frolic or disport in disquise; to make a pretentious show of being wh...
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masquerade

(from the article `masque`) ...with the actors. A nondramatic form, the trionfo, or triumph, evolved from these Italian court masques and, arriving in France, gave rise to the ...
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Masquerade

A masquerade is a party or dance at which fancy masks and costumes are worn. In early times it was connected with religion, but was afterwards discouraged by the fathers of the church. Originating in Italy, the
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Masquerade

[Kaya song] Masquerade is the second single by Kaya (ex-Schwarz Stein) released on September 6th, 2006. The single peaked at 13th on the Oricon Indies charts during the first week of its release. The title track `Masquerade` is an upbeat jazz number while the coupling track `Psycho Butterfly` pulls Kaya back to his electronic/digital-gothic...
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Masquerade

[The Phantom of the Opera song] `Masquerade`, a number from the musical The Phantom of the Opera was composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber to lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. After writing this song Lerner withdrew from the project and Lloyd Webber invited Charles Hart to take over. In the plot at the beginning of the second act Masquerade accompanies ...
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Masquerade

[book] Masquerade is a children’s book, written and illustrated by Kit Williams, which sparked a treasure hunt by concealing clues to the location of a jeweled golden hare, created and hidden somewhere in Britain by Williams. It became the inspiration for a genre of books known today as armchair treasure hunts. ==Book== ...
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masquerade

pretend to be someone or something that you are not
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masquerade

a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
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