enmascarar
enmascarar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cover with a mask)
a. to mask
En Carnaval, la reina enmascaró su rostro, de modo que nadie pudiera reconocerla, y salió a la calle.During Carnival, the queen masked her face so that no one would recognize her and went out into the street.
Los niños enmascararon sus caras y salieron a pedir dulces.The children masked their faces and went out to ask for candy.
2. (to hide)
a. to mask
El el ambientador enmascaraba el mal olor del baño.The air freshener masked the bad odor of the bathroom.
b. to disguise
El exterior amable de la mujer enmascaró sus intenciones maliciosas.The woman's friendly demeanor masked her malicious intentions.
enmascararse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to wear a mask)
a. to put on a mask
Los ladrones no se enmascararon, y por eso la policía los reconoció rápidamente.The burglars didn't put on masks, so the police identified them quickly.
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enmascarar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (rostro)
a. to mask
2. (encubrir)
a. to disguise
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enmascarar
transitive verb
1 [+cara] to mask
2 [+intenciones] to disguise
pronominal verb
enmascararse
1 to put on a mask
2
enmascararse de to masquerade as
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