"mask" in the noun sense
a covering to disguise or conceal the face
activity that tries to conceal something
"no mask could conceal his ignorance"
"they moved in under a mask of friendship"
3. masquerade, masquerade party, masque, mask
a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
a protective covering worn over the face
"mask" in the verb sense
1. dissemble, cloak, mask
hide under a false appearance
"He masked his disappointment"
put a mask on or cover with a mask
"Mask the children for Halloween"
3. disguise, mask
"The herb masks the garlic taste"
"We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"
cover with a sauce
"mask the meat"
5. mask, block out
shield from light
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