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Word: masquerade

Definition: wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise


Sentences Containing 'masquerade'

"NYE1996 - Masquerade" Closing Sequence To" 'Firebird Suite: Lullaby.
"The Kate Smith Show" replaced "Masquerade Party" at mid-season.
'Associates' are companies used for support in covert operations, known cases detailed by Argentine justice include masquerade companies such as: Tecnit, CF COM, OSGRA S.R.L, Tiumay├║ S.A, AMSUD S.A, EMCOSUD S.A, IDIS ("Instituto de Investigaciones y Servicios") S.R.L, and "Canteras Brandsen S.R.L." Apparently all of them are run by SIDE personnel, and are used for covert operations inside of Argentina, and as well to set up agents in foreign countries.
A 24-hour staffed game room, a LARP, tracked author programming, a costume masquerade, a dealer's room, and a genre art auction are regular components of ConGlomeration's official activities.
A biography of Der Ling, "Imperial Masquerade: The Legend of Princess Der Ling," by Grant Hayter-Menzies, was published in January 2008 by Hong Kong University Press.
A live performance of the band was released on the DVD "Black Masquerade" in 2013.
After four years of Ikpoko ogbo, the age group at 18 years is initiated into the masquerade system.
as B-side track, which was supposed to be included in "Masquerade".
Carrasco armed himself in the fashion described, and Tom Cecial, that he might not be known by his gossip when they met, fitted on over his own natural nose the false masquerade one that has been mentioned; and so they followed the same route Don Quixote took, and almost came up with him in time to be present at the adventure of the cart of Death and finally encountered them in the grove, where all that the sagacious reader has been reading about took place; and had it not been for the extraordinary fancies of Don Quixote, and his conviction that the bachelor was not the bachelor, senor bachelor would have been incapacitated for ever from taking his degree of licentiate, all through not finding nests where he thought to find birds.
During the Eke market day, early in the morning the Ada masquerade is performed to remind the people of the victory over the Ada slave hunters.
Evelyn Thomas (born Ellen Lucille Thomas, August 1953) is an American singer from Chicago, Illinois, best known for the dance hits "High Energy", "Masquerade", "Standing At The Crossroads", "Reflections", and "WeakSpot".
He played keyboards on the "Stranger in Us All" album and co-wrote the song "Black Masquerade".
He played on the "Stranger in Us All" album, and co-wrote "Black Masquerade", which became a fan favorite song.
However, on arriving in the USSR his briefcase is stolen, he gets separated from Jeddie and he falls into the hands of a group of thieves, including a run-down Countess (played by Aleksandra Khokhlova), who masquerade as counter-revolutionaries.
In countries where masquerades are common, it is a trade to let out masquerade dresses for a night.
It then features Horler and that dancer doing some tango-style dancing with masquerade masks before she starts dancing with the other female dancers.
Like shipwrecked sailors, they put on what they can find on the beach, and at a little distance, whether of space or time, laugh at each other's masquerade.
Mbaitoli has attractive dance groups including Otigba Masquerade, Ekeleke Masquerade, Women Dance, Maiden Dance and Occupational Dances.
Next after Okpokolo is the Owanuno (55 years to 60 years), they are the errand boys of the council of elders, they are responsible for sharing proceeds from ponds festivals, title taking and burials for the elders, they are in charge of the Owakwa masquerade.
On chairs were laid elegant masquerade costumes of blue and white satin.
One of its remarkables traditions is the winter masquerade of "La Filandorra", which is held on December, 26.
Owakwa disappeared on the news or signs that Odumodu was around for fear of what would happen to him when Odumodu get hold of him, Odumodu was therefore the night masquerade who other masquerades did not dare to confront or else they might not survive to tell the story.
The Ada people was successfully chased away using masquerades clubs, stones, etc., (that is the origin of Ada masquerade at Nzire Ani).
The album "The Best Pop Opera 2010", which features Carse's original song "No More Masquerade", reached #1 in Turkey in March 2010, and remained in the Top 5 for over eight months.
The album takes its name from a line in the song "Black Masquerade".
The dreaded Odumudu masquerade which is the highest performs till dawn, women and uninitiated does not watch this masquerade.
The follow-up single "Masquerade" was taken from her third album "High Energy", released the same year.
The song samples David Porter's "I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over".
The video's premise portrays Horler at a warehouse masquerade party.
They are exposed to the egwegeregwe awala masquerade which dances at the village square kindred by kindred.
We demand he not[... masquerade as leader of the community."
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.

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