masquerade - Dictionary definition and meaning for word masquerade
focus on masq. MASK is used for disguise so can try to remember like masquerade = Pretend to be someone or something that you are not.
Since homosexuals are treated with contemp many of them wear MASKS n take part in any PARADE supporting homosexuality
The "querade" sounds like charac. Masquerade means to mask one's character.
StalaCtite has a "c" for "ceiling". StalaGmite has a "g" for "ground". Stalactite is stretched "tite" (tight) by hanging from the ceiling. Stalagmite pushes up with all its "mite" (might) from the floor. by wordinfo.info
masquerade = sounds like mask your head i.e making disguise.