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mask

(Cover), noun camouflage, cloak, cover-up, deflection, device, disguise, excuse, facade, false front, feint, front, guise, lame excuse, masquerade, mere cossetics, obscuration, pretense, pretension, pretext, prooessed motive, refuge, screen, sham, smoke screen, stratagem, subterfuge, varnish, whitewash

mask

(Shield), noun camouflage, deflection, disguise, false front, false identity, incognito, masquerade, pretense, shield, veil
See also: camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, denature, disguise, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, false pretense, guard, hide, obliterate, obnubilate, obscure, plant, pretend, pretense, pretext, ruse, screen, shroud, stifle, strangle, subterfuge, suppress, veil
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What caught the eye was the illustration--a black, masklike face crying white tears, with a caption typeset in large bold Chinese characters reading, "Cry for the students murdered on Nanjing Road."81 Thirty leading Chinese organizations and businesses issued a manifesto through the Chinese Chamber of Commerce opposing the press and wharfage dues bylaws.
(8.) The armature over which light needs to play to constitute the negative is what Keats often calls a "face." The face therefore can be a masklike thing, behind or through which light can be perceived.
Penn's flawless performance has none of the mannered intensity that can mar his work, transcending the masklike qualities of eyeliner and lipstick with deadpan, childlike candor.
During the 24-hour surgery, doctors lifted an entire face, including jaw, nose, cheekbones, muscles, teeth and eyelids, and placed it masklike onto the man, Dr.
His forms became increasingly angular and elongated, the colors brighter and more vibrant, the faces spare and masklike with a modernist inflection.
Still, the distinction between style and stylization isn't fixed: we may see the style in the givens of the period or place, and note individual variations in individual works--say, in the case of the masklike Gandharan sculptures, a particularly personable Buddha.
Her poor facial expression was almost masklike. However, she was extremely cognizant of her environment and surroundings and knew everything being said to her.
Strauber sharply and methodically unpacks many of the initially puzzling features of the painting: the figure's stiffness, the awkward pose, the masklike face, and the curious strip of brown paint on the far left edge of the canvas--barely visible, frequently cropped out of reproductions, and often mistaken for an easel--which Strauber convincingly identifies as "the frame of a tall, freestanding mirror" (WII 110).
Paul said the squirrel, which he named Zorro because of the masklike markings on his face, was much bigger than a grey.
To avoid your base looking too masklike, use a cream to powder foundation and apply using a foundation brush.