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Guise

noun

1) Customary way of speaking or acting; custom; fashion; manner; behavior; mien; mode; practice; -- often used formerly in such phrases as: at his own guise; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.

2) External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.

3) Cover; cloak; as, under the guise of patriotism.

Example Sentences for

Guise

1) The boy was lying, fast asleep, on a rude bed upon the floor; so pale with anxiety, and sadness, and the closeness of his prison, that he looked like death; not death as it shows in shroud and coffin, but in the Guise it wears when life has just departed; when a young and gentle spirit has, but an instant, fled to Heaven, and the gross air of the world has not had time to breathe upon the changing dust it hallowed.
2) On no point, however, is the ordinary consciousness of Europeans more unwilling to be corrected than on this matter, people now rave everywhere, even under the Guise of science, about coming conditions of society in which the exploiting charactersis to be absentóthat sounds to my ears as if they promised to invent a mode of life which should refrain from all organic functions.
3) Robespierre, Danton, Marat, she had not known in their new Guise of bloody judiciaries, merciless wielders of the guillotine.
4) The boy was lying, fast asleep, on a rude bed upon the floor; so pale with anxiety, and sadness, and the closeness of his prison, that he looked like death; not death as it shows in shroud and coffin, but in the Guise it wears when life has just departed; when a young and gentle spirit has, but an instant, fled to Heaven, and the gross air of the world has not had time to breathe upon the changing dust it hallowed.
5) I expressed a wish to visit England, but concealing the true reasons of this request, I clothed my desires under a Guise 184 Frankenstein which excited no suspicion, while I urged my desire with an earnestness that easily induced my father to comply.
6) On no point, however, is the ordinary consciousness of Europeans more unwilling to be corrected than on this matter, people now rave everywhere, even under the Guise of science, about coming conditions of society in which the exploiting charactersis to be absentóthat sounds to my ears as if they promised to invent a mode of life which should refrain from all organic functions.
7) I expressed a wish to visit England, but concealing the true reasons of this request, I clothed my desires under a Guise 184 Frankenstein which excited no suspicion, while I urged my desire with an earnestness that easily induced my father to comply.
8) Pink Floyd recast itself from its 1960s Guise as a quirky psychedelic band into a commercial mega-success with its series of concept albums , Most notably the double album rock opera The Wall which according to the RIAA is the third best selling album in history
9) The friend whom he had known under a shabby and necessitous Guise had become a brilliant figure on the London Press.
10) 1575 - Battle of Dormans : Catholic forces under Duke Henry of Guise defeated the Protestants , capturing Philippe de Mornay among others
11) Since Descartesó and indeed more in defiance of him than on the basis of his procedureóan ATTENTAT has been made on the part of all philosophers on the old conception of the soul, under the Guise of a criticism of the subject and predicate conceptionóthat is to say, an ATTENTAT on the fundamental presupposition of Christian doctrine.
12) The friend whom he had known under a shabby and necessitous Guise had become a brilliant figure on the London Press.
13) Robespierre, Danton, Marat, she had not known in their new Guise of bloody judiciaries, merciless wielders of the guillotine.
14) Since Descartesó and indeed more in defiance of him than on the basis of his procedureóan ATTENTAT has been made on the part of all philosophers on the old conception of the soul, under the Guise of a criticism of the subject and predicate conceptionóthat is to say, an ATTENTAT on the fundamental presupposition of Christian doctrine.