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masquerade as sb/sth

phrasal verb with masquerade uk   /ˌmæs.kərˈeɪd/  us   /ˌmæs.kəˈreɪd/ verb
to pretend or appear to be someone or something: Hooligans masquerading as protesters have once again caused disturbances.
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