Mask
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection; as, a dancer's mask; a fencer's mask; a ball player's mask.

2. (n.) That which disguises; a pretext or subterfuge.

3. (n.) A festive entertainment of dancing or other diversions, where all wear masks; a masquerade; hence, a revel; a frolic; a delusive show.

4. (n.) A dramatic performance, formerly in vogue, in which the actors wore masks and represented mythical or allegorical characters.

5. (n.) A grotesque head or face, used to adorn keystones and other prominent parts, to spout water in fountains, and the like; -- called also mascaron.

6. (n.) In a permanent fortification, a redoubt which protects the caponiere.

7. (n.) A screen for a battery.

8. (n.) The lower lip of the larva of a dragon fly, modified so as to form a prehensile organ.

9. (v. t.) To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor.

10. (v. t.) To disguise; to cover; to hide.

11. (v. t.) To conceal; also, to intervene in the line of.

12. (v. t.) To cover or keep in check; as, to mask a body of troops or a fortress by a superior force, while some hostile evolution is being carried out.

13. (v. i.) To take part as a masker in a masquerade.

14. (v. i.) To wear a mask; to be disguised in any way.

Strong's Hebrew
2664. chaphas -- to search
... A primitive root; to seek; causatively, to conceal oneself (ie Let be sought), or
mask -- change, (make) diligent (search), disquise self, hide, search (for ...
/hebrew/2664.htm - 6k
Library

Chapter xix.
... good and benevolent men; and when bad men do it, they are acting a part which does
not belong to them; just like hypocrites, who conceal under a mask what they ...
/.../augustine/our lords sermon on the mount/chapter xix 2.htm

Of the Holy Martyrs Juventinus and Maximinus.
... Now Julian, with less restraint, or shall I say, less shame, began to arm himself
against true religion, wearing indeed a mask of moderation, but all the while ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter xi of the holy martyrs.htm

Those Days it was Near Twelve O'Clock by the Great Dial of History ...
... Tall and erect, with curly blond locks and blue eyes and lips delicately curved,
there was in that hall no ancestral mask or statue so nobly favored. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 2 those days it.htm

Simon Magus.
... such a personage, and have resolved the account of him into a Jewish Christian fiction
produced in hostility to the apostle Paul, who under the mask of Simon ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pamphilius/church history/chapter xiii simon magus.htm

On Pleasing all Men
... Constant and careful dissimulation; always wearing a mask; trusting no man upon
earth, so as to let him know his real thoughts, but perpetually seeming to mean ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 100 on pleasing all.htm

A Treatise against Eutyches and Nestorius
... different subjects of representation. Now persona "mask" is derived from
personare, with a circumflex on the penultimate. But if the ...
/.../boethius/the theological tractates/a treatise against eutyches and.htm

The Paradoxes of Christianity
... This puzzled me; the charges seemed inconsistent. Christianity could not at once
be the black mask on a white world, and also the white mask on a black world. ...
/.../chesterton/orthodoxy/vi the paradoxes of christianity.htm

What Good Does it do Me that He Declares on his Oath that it was ...
... You openly assail your friend, and set out charges against him under the mask of
an admirer; and he is not even to be allowed to prove himself a catholic, or ...
/.../2 what good does it.htm

The Career of the Antichrist
... But at a later stage he will throw off his mask, and appear in his true
character as the opponent of Christ and the defier of God. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pink/the antichrist/the career of the antichrist.htm

Sixth Sunday after Trinity Exhortation to Christian Living.
... It is terrified by the mask of death, and imagines that it is still suffering the
old death; for it does not understand the spiritual dying unto sin. ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol iii/sixth sunday after trinity exhortation.htm

Thesaurus
Mask (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection;
as, a dancer's mask; a fencer's mask; a ball player's mask. ...
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Jest (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A deed; an action. 2. (n.) A mask; a pageant; an interlude. ... 5. (vi) To take
part in a merrymaking; -- especially, to act in a mask or interlude. ...
/j/jest.htm - 7k

Wickedness (232 Occurrences)
... Mark 12:40 and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness
by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment." (WEY ...
/w/wickedness.htm - 39k

Personality
... The word "person" (Latin, persona) is derived from the mask through which
an actor spoke his part (persona). "From being applied ...
/p/personality.htm - 16k

Swallow (38 Occurrences)
... Mark 12:40 and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness
by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment." (WEY ...
/s/swallow.htm - 24k

Property (212 Occurrences)
... Mark 12:40 and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness
by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment ...
/p/property.htm - 37k

Making (644 Occurrences)
... Mark 12:40 and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness
by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment ...
/m/making.htm - 34k

Masquerade (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A costume party of persons wearing masks; a disguise or false outward
appearance. 2. (n.) A dramatic performance by actors in masks; a mask. See Mask. ...
/m/masquerade.htm - 7k

Maskil (13 Occurrences)

/m/maskil.htm - 8k

Veil (67 Occurrences)
... hide or protect the face. 2. (n.) A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense. 3.
(n.) The calyptra of mosses. 4. (n.) A membrane connecting ...
/v/veil.htm - 35k

Concordance
Mask (3 Occurrences)

Mark 12:40
and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment."
(WEY)

Luke 20:47
who swallow up the property of widows and mask their wickedness by making long prayers. They will be punished far more severely than others."
(WEY)

1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither were we at any time found using words of flattery, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness (God is witness),
(See NIV)

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