deceptive covering
index color (deceptive appearance), disguise

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  • disguise — disguisable, adj. disguisedly, adv. disguisedness, n. disguiser, n. disguisement, n. /dis guyz , di skuyz /, v., disguised, disguising, n. v.t. 1. to change the appearance or guise of so as to conceal identity or mislead, as by means of deceptive …   Universalium

  • color — col·or n: a legal claim to or appearance of a right or authority threats that gave color to an act of self defense usu. used in the phrase under color of a police officer held liable for violating the plaintiff s civil rights under color of state …   Law dictionary

  • disguise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. camouflage, makeup, dissimulation, concealment, mask. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mask, camouflage, deceptive covering, makeup, faking, front, false front, deception, screen, smoke screen, blind,… …   English dictionary for students

  • disguise — dis•guise [[t]dɪsˈgaɪz, dɪˈskaɪz[/t]] v. guised, guis•ing, n. 1) to change the appearance of so as to conceal identity or mislead, as with deceptive garb 2) to conceal the truth or actual character of by a counterfeit form or appearance;… …   From formal English to slang

  • disguise — I noun artifice, camouflage, caricature, cloak, concealment counterfeit, cover, covering, deception, deceptive covering, dissimulation, facade, faking, false appearance, false colors, false copy, false front, guise, hiding, imitation, mask,… …   Law dictionary

  • disguise — /dəsˈgaɪz / (say duhs guyz) verb (t) (disguised, disguising) 1. to change the guise or appearance of, so as to conceal identity or to mislead; conceal the identity of by means of a misleading garb, etc. 2. to conceal or cover up the real state or …   Australian English dictionary

  • False advertising — or deceptive advertising is the use of false or misleading statements in advertising. As advertising has the potential to persuade people into commercial transactions that they might otherwise avoid, many governments around the world use… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco packaging warning messages — Smoking warning on the back of a cigarette pack, in Australia Tobacco packaging warning messages are health warning messages that appear on the packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products. They have been implemented in an effort to enhance …   Wikipedia

  • Finesse — In contract bridge and similar games, a finesse is a technique which allows one to promote tricks based on a favorable position of one or more cards in the hands of the opponents.If one can lead up to a finessable position such as ace queen, an… …   Wikipedia

  • Lie — For other uses, see Lie (disambiguation) A lie (also called prevarication, falsehood) is a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement, especially with the intention to deceive others. To lie is to state something with disregard to… …   Wikipedia

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