MASQUERADE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MASQUERADE
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masquerade
 n.  assembly of persons wearing masks, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation, or other diversions; dramatic performance by actors in masks
Example Sentence:
1  The masquerade is where fans play instruments and perform skits, dance numbers, and stand-up comedy in costume.
2  He masqueraded as a doctor and fooled everyone.
Classic Sentence:
1  There was no one to tell Scarlett that her own personality, frighteningly vital though it was, was more attractive than any masquerade she might adopt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  So, she was intensely annoyed when he dropped his masquerade and set out apparently upon a deliberate campaign to alienate Atlanta's good will.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  Nor can I masquerade in a cloak of romance and patriotism, no matter how convenient it might be.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  These," Carol announced, "are real Chinese masquerade costumes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  Her marriage to Leonce Pontellier was purely an accident, in this respect resembling many other marriages which masquerade as the decrees of Fate.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
6  In short, he entirely sacrificed every appearance of the warrior to the masquerade of a buffoon.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
7  At the sight of Gamut, accompanied by one in the well-known masquerade of their most distinguished conjurer, they readily made way for them both.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
8  with mirth and music the masquerade went on.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TEN
9  They got up a masquerade, and had a gay time New Year's Eve.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
10  Something of masquerade I suspected.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  On chairs were laid elegant masquerade costumes of blue and white satin.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
12  When Franz recovered his senses, he saw Albert drinking a glass of water, of which, to judge from his pallor, he stood in great need; and the count, who was assuming his masquerade costume.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
13  Candide and Martin did not doubt that this was a masquerade of the Carnival.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVI
14  In each of these closets were placed masquerade dresses.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON
15  The first two, I need hardly remark, are the same who masqueraded as the Russian count and his son, so we can give a very full description of them.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient