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How to use dissemble in a sentence

When Clyde was pressed by reporters on this Thursday, he smirked and dissembled and regarded his questioners with utter contempt, as if he’s entirely untouchable in his ability to rewrite the history of what we all saw with our own eyes.
A COP’S ANGER AT GOP LIES ABOUT JAN. 6 SHOULD PUT REPUBLICANS ON THE DEFENSIVEGREG SARGENTMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It would not be the same house; we should have to dissemble; I saw myself speaking English the long day through.
MARGARET OGILVYJ. M. BARRIE
The Minister was too old, and too passionate by nature, to hide his feelings; he no longer cared to dissemble them.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
It smote him with horror and anger; but he was much too manly to betray these actual sentiments, and continued to dissemble.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
It may even be politic to dissemble a little, and pretend we rather enjoy it than otherwise.
HOW TO BE HAPPY THOUGH MARRIEDE. J. HARDY.
Lady Byron, having once conceived a notion of Augustas guilt, would not change her opinion, and was far too honest to dissemble.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
With the which excuse the French king séemed to be the better pacified, and was content to dissemble the matter.
CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND (3 OF 6): ENGLAND (7 OF 9)RAPHAEL HOLINSHED
I thanked my personal gods that esper training had also given me the ability to dissemble.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
That I am equal or superior to some of these, the effects of modesty or affectation cannot force me to dissemble.
MEMOIRS OF MY LIFE AND WRITINGSEDWARD GIBBON
A woman born to dissemble and deceive, she began to lament to us the cruelty of the Archbishop, excusing herself as innocent.
THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLANDJOHN KNOX
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSEMBLE

  • beard
  • camouflage
  • cloak
  • deceive
  • dissemble
  • dress up
  • fake
  • feign
  • hide
  • make-believe
  • mask
  • present a false face
  • present a false front
  • pretend
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