masquer


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mas·quer

 (măs′kər)
n.
Variant of masker.

masquer

(ˈmɑːskə)
n
a variant spelling of masker
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Noun1.masquer - a participant in a masquerademasquer - a participant in a masquerade  
participant - someone who takes part in an activity
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Let the scenes abound with light, specially colored and varied; and let the masquers, or any other, that are to come down from the scene, have some motions upon the scene itself, before their coming down; for it draws the eye strangely, and makes it, with great pleasure, to desire to see, that it cannot perfectly discern.
Now leave we the priest to marry them, and the masquers to sport round the Maypole, till the last sunbeam be withdrawn from its summit, and the shadows of the forest mingle gloomily in the dance.
The ring of gay masquers was disordered and broken; the stag lowered his antlers in dismay; the wolf grew weaker than a lamb; the bells of the morris-dancers tinkled with tremulous affright.
What does your blockhead father when he and Mrs Rudge have laid their heads together, but goes there when he ought to be abed, makes interest with his friend the doorkeeper, slips him on a mask and domino, and mixes with the masquers.'
A more likely candidate for the role of Essex House masquer is John, the eldest son of the first earl.
There is no other record of participants in this masque, so we cannot be absolutely certain that Essex actually did dance as principal masquer. But if this was in fact the case, then it would have been directly performative of the masque's message of factional competition and triumph.
L'UGTT condamne fermement les propos des dirigeants de la STEG et de la SONEDE qui a chaque fois presentent des excuses publiques pour se dedouaner et masquer leurs echecs...
La realite est impossible a voiler comme la lumiere du jour et peu importe les sempiternelles tentatives du polisario de la masquer en faisant porter a ses membres l'habit de diplomates presumes, de faux ambassadeurs ou de ressortissants etrangers.
Meriting her own chapter in the histories of the child actor as well as women's performance, the girl masquer also makes a contribution to the professional stage.
Nous y ajoutons la previsibilite des termes, l'automatisme, la capacite a masquer ou a attenuer la realite, les stereotypes, les formes vides, la nominalisation excessive.
Et c'est bien parce que le recit s'est transforme en mythe qu'il est parvenu a impregner les representations, a masquer la realite des inegalites dans la societe bresilienne et a orienter les decisions politiques.
Le furosemide, une substance interdite, est un diuretique utilise pour masquer d'autres produits dopants.