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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISSEMBLER

Balboa was something of a dissembler himself on occasion, as you will see.

He was not a hypocrite, indeed, as to his virtues—a dissembler only in his ambition.

How are hypocrite and dissembler contrasted with each other?

Well, thought I, I must put on the dissembler a little, I see.

At last, as he was no dissembler, he burst out passionately, "Why are you my enemy?"

Vile Cozener, Cheater and Dissembler, now indeed we both are caught.

For the first time in his life he felt himself something of a dissembler.

He certainly dealt not with himself in the manner of a dissembler with God.

Becket may have been a dissembler, or a great change may have been wrought in his character.

He was something of a dissembler, was the skipper—when his blood was cool.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, agent noun from dissemble.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISSEMBLER

hypocrite

nounperson who pretends, is deceitful
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