Thesaurus / dissembling

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But nothing is worse than a false spirit, a disguised and dissembling one, or an obstinate and opinionated one.

(continued she, dissembling) You could not have advancd my Cure by a more effectual way, than telling me of his Presumption.

Relentless tenacity, overpowering avarice, and dissembling craft are his cardinal traits.

Oswald LangdonCarson Jay Lee

Sam'l, dissembling no longer, clattered up the common, becoming smaller and smaller to the onlookers as he neared the top.

Auld Licht IdyllsJ. M. Barrie

Esther feels that she has shown too much interest, and resorts to pretty arts of dissembling.

Oswald LangdonCarson Jay Lee

For the last week he has been leading a double life; dissembling his happy mornings from the monopoliser of his weary afternoons.

Doctor CupidRhoda Broughton

Yet not all is to be read upon the surface, even when one is so unskilled at dissembling as Edith Morrison.

The Lucky PieceAlbert Bigelow Paine

I preferred to believe that she was dissembling her love; if so, she dissembled perfectly.

Frdrique; vol. 1Charles Paul de Kock

"True, monsieur," said the regent, dissembling with difficulty.

The Regent's DaughterAlexandre Dumas (Pere)

Ramiro looked at it a moment, and his attempt at dissembling bewilderment was a ludicrous thing to witness.

The Shame of MotleyRaphael Sabatini

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