V as n
masquerade parade pose dress up
The 'masquerade' groupThese verbs indicate that someone is trying to be perceived as something they are not or that something is intended to be perceived as something it is not.
All these verbs except dress up are link verbs (see Chapter 5).
As a youngster he loved dressing up as Superman.
It denounces the use of taxpayer funds 'to subsidise obscenity and blasphemy masquerading as art'.
Jones and his accomplice posed as police officers to gain entry to the house.