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disguising


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disguise  \Dis*guise"\  (?;  232),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disguised}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Disguising}.]  [OE.  desguisen  disgisen 
  degisen  OF  desguisier  F.  d['e]guiser;  pref.  des-  (L.  dis-) 
  +  guise.  See  {Guise}.] 
  1.  To  change  the  guise  or  appearance  of  especially,  to 
  conceal  by  an  unusual  dress,  or  one  intended  to  mislead  or 
  deceive. 
 
  Bunyan  was  forced  to  disguise  himself  as  a  wagoner. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  To  hide  by  a  counterfeit  appearance;  to  cloak  by  a  false 
  show  to  mask;  as  to  disguise  anger;  to  disguise  one's 
  sentiments,  character,  or  intentions. 
 
  All  God's  angels  come  to  us  disguised.  --Lowell. 
 
  3.  To  affect  or  change  by  liquor;  to  intoxicate. 
 
  I  have  just  left  the  right  worshipful,  and  his 
  myrmidons,  about  a  sneaker  or  five  gallons;  the 
  whole  magistracy  was  pretty  well  disguised  before  I 
  gave  them  the  ship.  --Spectator. 
 
  Syn:  To  conceal;  hide;  mask;  dissemble;  dissimulate;  feign; 
  pretend;  secrete.  See  {Conceal}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disguising  \Dis*guis"ing\,  n. 
  A  masque  or  masquerade.  [Obs.] 




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