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guise
used in To the Lighthouse

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Definition
a deceptive outward appearance

or more rarely:

any outward appearance — especially one that is new or clever
  • ...gestures and fripperies, all trophies of nuts and roses, and shrunk so that not only fame but even his own name was forgotten by him, kept even in that desolation a vigilance which spared no phantom and luxuriated in no vision, and it was in this guise that he inspired in William Bankes (intermittently) and in Charles Tansley (obsequiously)and in his wife now, when she looked up and saw him standing at the edge of the lawn, profoundly, reverence, and pity, and gratitude too, as a stake...
    1 — The Window (34% in)

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