Mask and Show


Show Definitions
Mask verb – To change the dress or looks of so as to conceal true identity.
Usage example: the federal agents masked their surveillance vehicle so that it looked like an ordinary moving van

Show is an antonym for mask in disguise topic.
Nearby Words: masked, masking, masker, maskable
Antonyms for Mask


Show Definitions
Show verb – To present so as to invite notice or attention.
Usage example: fishing for compliments, the neighbors showed their new SUV to everyone on the block

Mask is an antonym for show in express topic.
Nearby Words: showy, showed, showing, showcase, shown
Antonyms for Show
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How words are described

old old mask old show
full full mask full show
similar similar mask similar show
normal normal mask normal show
Other adjectives: complete, certain, current, original, fake, actual, real, great, little, dark, famous, new, final, classic, last, realistic, magical, eponymous.

Common collocations

work mask work show work
nature mask nature show nature
appearance mask appearance show appearance
time mask time show time
Other nouns: side, skin, feelings, emotions, faces.

Both words in one sentence

  • Joker: Oh sure, you just take off your little mask and show us all who you really are, hmm?
  • Self Demonstrating / The Joker Me: (to Batman) You just take off your little mask and show us all who you really are, hmm?
  • Chewing the Scenery Michael Shanks, who can play subtle, obviously realizes that he is playing the role of a guy with wings and a silly mask who carries a really big mace on a superhero show.
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