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adjective as in quack

noun as in dissemblance


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The decision today put a definitive end to such dissembling.

He, meanwhile, grew tired of the lying, the dissembling, which she did constantly.

But the majority of the time is spent dissembling the system that has enabled the addict to finance and feed their affliction.

Both agencies, especially the CIA, had intramural interests for dissembling and hiding the true facts.

The tone is too earnest to permit the supposition that Edward was dissembling knowledge of the facts.

Deane tried to laugh but he was not good at dissembling and he was finding it hard to conceal his annoyance at the interruption.

He was naturally a connoisseur in such matters, and knew well and easily the truth or dissembling in them.

Dissembling then was Gudrun, against her heart she could speak, made herself gay appear, with two shields she played.

Sleep well, Egyptian, and pray to the gods to give you a more equal power of dissembling your feelings.

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On this page you'll find 950 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissembling, such as: ambiguous, cagey, deceptive, false, misleading, and unclear.

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