guise


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in the guise of (something)

1. Under the pretense of something. I think your mom is passing a lot of judgment in the guise of concern.
2. In the attire of something. The common girl looked very uncomfortable steeping out in the guise of a princess.
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under the guise of (something)

Under the pretense of something. I think your mom is passing a lot of judgment under the guise of concern.
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