masquerade as

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"The nonchalance of the legs is the first lesson to be learnt in such a masquerade as this.
Her marriage to Leonce Pontellier was purely an accident, in this respect resembling many other marriages which masquerade as the decrees of Fate.
ODM has started a crackdown on its supporters who masquerade as branch officials in Nyanza and other stronghold areas.
Prompted by a childhood response to masquerade as a member of its audience, Michael Taussig (1999) considers differences between just and unjust revelations in his meta-analysis of the art.
Describing masquerade as "a characteristic motif in Latin American literature that typically serves either to aid in the fight for social justice or to expose the lack of social justice in Latin America," Helene Carol Weldt-Basson sets out in this volume to "explore the link between disguised characters and the fight for social justice" (1).