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guise
used in A Thousand Acres

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Definition
a deceptive outward appearance

or more rarely:

any outward appearance — especially one that is new or clever
  • One reason for discounting his disapproval, I started to think, was the new way I saw him pursuing his self-interest all these years, all in the guise of going along and getting along.
    p. 154.7

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