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
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.