Example sentences for: disguise

How can you use “disguise” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Catholic chapel dates from 1680 when it was built in a style to disguise its purpose.

  • Run-of-the-mill trompes l'oeil in every language are foreign words in disguise: Norwegian byra (French bureau ); Dutch kadotje (French cadeau + Dutch - tje ); Chinese qiao ke li (Aztec xocolatl chocolate).

  • These beliefs may have originated in the Amazon where baths are a frequent way to utilise traditional remedies [ 17 ] . Absorption routes of active compounds are the respiratory tract (volatile substances carried by water vapour) and the skin [ 17 ] . It is also practical to use baths if the intention is to disguise the smell of the hunting dog so that the game animal does not recognise it [ 18 ] .

  • "Queen Elizabeth, complaining about just everything, describes the disguise that enabled her to sneak out of Edinburgh a day early."

  • Walcott twins Clare--who was driven mad by social injustice and consoled by the smallest beings in nature--with mad Tom, Edgar's disguise in King Lear , who, like Clare, wanders the English countryside praising frogs and gnats: "I am moved like you, mad Tom, by a line of ants;/ I behold their industry and they are giants."

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