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guise
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War and Peace
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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne and the little princess had to own to themselves that Princess Mary in this guise looked very plain, worse than usual, but it was too late.
  • Under guise of a present for the pilgrims, Princess Mary prepared a pilgrim’s complete costume for herself: a coarse smock, bast shoes, a rough coat, and a black kerchief.
  • Pierre received him unwillingly at first, but got used to him after a while, sometimes even accompanied him on his carousals, and gave him money under the guise of loans.

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  • Under the guise of friendship he betrayed them.
  • the text of the Constitution has frequently been rewritten by the Supreme Court in the guise of interpretation.
    Law, Pragmatism, and Democracy  --  Richard A. Posner

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