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 Meanings and Examples of DISGUISE
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 n.  dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  The pleasures which I made haste to seek in my disguise were, as I have said, undignified; I would scarce use a harder term.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
2  Not the least disguise toned down or shaded off that uncompromising fact in the landscape.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
3  "Pax vobiscum," said Wamba, who was now muffled in his religious disguise.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
4  And Connie pulled on the disguise, then the long motoring coat, and she sat down, a goggling inhuman, unrecognizable creature.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
5  I mean,' said Fagin, showing that he felt all disguise was now useless, 'not too violent for safety.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  Though Eustacia could not eat without uncovering her face she could drink easily enough beneath her disguise.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
7  So were the tinted spectacles and the curious voice, which both hinted at a disguise, as did the bushy whiskers.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
8  I was determined to preserve my disguise as long as possible, and hence my preference for a dirty face.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
9  Cartwright had come down with me, and in his disguise as a country boy he was of great assistance to me.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
10  A curry was exactly the medium which would disguise this taste.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
11  He rose, and throwing off the black cassock and hat which had formed his disguise, he packed them away in a hand-bag.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  He has frequently conversed with me on mine, which I have communicated to him without disguise.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 4
13  After that I fell among those thieves, the nine figures, who seemed every evening to do something new to disguise themselves and baffle recognition.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII
14  Up to this time I had remained standing, not to disguise that I wished him gone.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXIX
15  To my thinking, there was something in him that made it hopeless to attempt to disguise him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XL
Example Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  She usually goes out in disguise to avoid being bothered by the public.
2  No words can be the disguise of base intentions.
3  You'll have to travel in disguise.
4  She disguised herself as a man, but she couldn't disguise her voice.
5  A vote for the Liberal Democrats is just a Labour vote in disguise.
6  He claims that most Western aid to the Third World is just colonialism in disguise.
7  Maybe you could disguise yourself as a waiter and sneak in there.
8  She adopted an elaborate disguise to help her pass through the town unrecognized.
9  I didn't recognize him: he was in disguise.
10  There's no way you can disguise that southern accent.
11  This is potentially embarrassing for those involved in the concerts, as the rock stars use charity to disguise self promotion.
12  The ring, Adele, is in my breeches-pocket, under the disguise of a sovereign.
13  Understandably, new tech millionaires might want to disguise their wealth at a time when resentment is rising toward tech workers gentrifying the Bay Area.
14  He was a master of disguise: When Mandela was eluding authorities during his fight against apartheid, he disguised himself in various ways, including as a chauffeur.
15  Minor skin imperfections can usually be disguised with a spot of make-up.