What is the difference between Mask and Masque and Musk?  




What is the difference between Mask and Masque and Musk? :


Mask : (noun)

(
1 ) Covering for the face worn as disguise

The bank robber was wearing a stocking mask.


(
2 ) Likeness of a face carved in wood, ivory, etc…made of plastic, card, etc…

The child was wearing a gorilla mask.


(
3 ) Thing that hides the truth

Pretence

Her sociable manner is really a mask for a shy nature.

He conceals his worries behind a mask of non-chalance.



Mask : (verb)

(
1 ) Cover with a mask

The thief masked his face with a stocking.


(
2 ) Disguise, conceal something

He masked his fear by a show of confidence.

Will this perfume mask the unpleasant smell?



Masque : (noun)

(
1 ) Verse drama with music and dancing

This theatrical form



Musk : (noun)

(
1 ) Strong smelling substance produced in glands by male musk deer used in the manufacture of perfumes

Musk is used in making perfume.











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