masquerade

38 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[mˈaskwəɹˌe͡ɪd], [mˈaskwəɹˌe‍ɪd], [m_ˈa_s_k_w_ə_ɹ_ˌeɪ_d]

Synonyms:

pretension (noun)

affectation, air, artificiality, charade, deceit, device, facade, fakery, falseness, forgery, fraud, front, gimmick, guise, imitation, impersonation, imposture, mannerism, ostentation, pretense, pretension.

pretend (verb)

affect, bluff, claim, counterfeit, cover, deceive, defraud, disguise, fake, falsify, forge, imitate, impersonate, pose, pretend, show, stage.

Rhymes for Masquerade:

  1. grayed, crusade, evade, grade, braid, displayed, buffeted, delayed, stayed, dissuade, tirade, laid, decayed, frayed, unafraid, prayed, unmade, cascade, portrayed, spayed, sauteed, played, conveyed, glade, unpaid, paid, jade, aid, palisade, persuade, surveyed, repaid, prepaid, invade, parade, shade, blade, weighed, handmade, pervade, bayed, flayed, unswayed, serenade, crocheted, obeyed, lade, upbraid, forbade, aide, fade, strayed, suede, made, promenade, upgrade, mislaid, swayed, brocade, underplayed, degrade, staid, homemade, charade, cade, brayed, spade, dismayed, trade, cliched, maid, brigade, wade, decade, ade, raid, home-made, sprayed;
  2. allayed, betrayed, arcade, abrade, afraid, arrayed, blockade;
  3. lemonade, disobeyed, colonnade;

Quotes for Masquerade:

  1. The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars or revolutions. Paul Deman.
  2. The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped. Cesare Pavese.
  3. During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism. Howard Thurman.

Idioms of Masquerade:

  1. masquerade as sm or sth;