Verb(1) make believe with the intent to deceive(2) hide under a false appearance(3) behave unnaturally or affectedly
(1) Unfolding thus entails temporality, which is said to dissemble the essential.(2) More interestingly, ravens seem to know when other ravens are checking them out, and are able to dissemble and deceive.(3) Alan Bakke won his case, but universities continued to do to others what his medical school had done to him, being careful, however, to dissemble their actions behind the screen of diversity rhetoric.(4) an honest, sincere person with no need to dissemble(5) He can plot and plan, lie and dissemble without fear of contradiction or enquiry, let alone protest.(6) If she were such an abyss of insincerity as to dissemble distrust under such frankness, she must at least be more subtle than to bring her doubts to her rival for solution.(7) Out of self-interest, rich or eminent people who would curry popular favor to gain political office will dissemble their selfishness and pride.(8) The state does not dilute or dissemble the gravity of the act.(9) Recently at least, they are, for the most part, ignominious liars, dissemblers , shape-changers, not particularly attractive people, even by their own reckoning.(10) But the surest way to fuel anti-migrant prejudice is for government to be seen to be dissembling or downplaying the extent or consequences of migration: honesty is the only viable policy.(11) Burke never dissembled the existence of the real misery that he observed in civil society.(12) But you study him, you look into his eyes and know he dissembles an emotion which he does not feel in the depths of his being because he has no capacity for it.(13) A kind of ├ö├ç├┐covering fire├ö├ç├û across media battlefields makes it easier for the candidate to just keep on dissembling .(14) Poker also requires analytical skill, but above all it requires skill in bluffing and dissembling .(15) In adopting dissemblance , Daniels, Bigger, and Wright covertly reject the status of the ├ö├ç├┐other.├ö├ç├û(16) Melissa dissembled acceptance and showed only a little of how hurt she felt by this treatment and asked if he would help her understand what she had missed.
1. dissimulate ::
2. mask ::
3. act ::
4. affect ::
Different Formsdissemble, dissembled, dissembles, dissembling
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