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Masquerade

Jan 19, 2016 09:12 IST

Masquerade: noun

Pronunciation: [mas-kuh-reyd]

Meaning: A party, dance, or other festive gathering of persons wearing masksand other disguises, and often elegant, historical, or fantastic costumes.

Usage/Example: He escorts her to masquerade parties, takes her sailing on his yacht, force-feeds her oysters.