One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a grand masquerade organized by Lord Tylney at Wanstead House’
masked ball, masque, fancy-dress party
2‘I doubt if he could have kept up the masquerade for much longer’
pretence, deception, pose, act, front, facade, disguise, dissimulation, cover-up, bluff, subterfuge, play-acting, make-believe
1‘a journalist masquerading as a man in distress’
pretend to be, pose as, pass oneself off as, impersonate, disguise oneself as, simulate, profess to be
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