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mask

mask

 
 
pronunciation:
maesk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a covering that hides all or part of the face.
Latisha and Bill wore monster masks for Halloween.
 
similar words:
disguise
definition 2: anything that hides or covers up.
He hid his sad feelings behind the mask of a smile.
synonyms:
cloak, disguise, masquerade, screen, veil
similar words:
show
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: masked, masking, masks
definition 1: to cover up or hide.
They masked the ugly wall with many colorful posters.She masked her true feelings.
synonyms:
conceal, disguise, hide, screen
similar words:
cloak, cover, obscure, veil
definition 2: to cover with a mask.
The children masked their faces for the costume party.
synonyms:
disguise
similar words:
cover, hide, veil
derivation: masklike (adj.)
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