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verb as in conceal, disguise

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He was moved by the abuses of the Roman Church, and he was much too sincere to dissimulate publicly what he confessed privately.

This is, then, what Bond artifice effected in the absence of actual cause and in order to dissimulate its own nefarious objects.

He sought to dissimulate with her, but at last he confessed, 'I was truly this morning the victim of a sorcery.'

This archbishop has a lively genius, artful and supple, which can flatter and dissimulate, if ever any could.

The Indian looked at him for some moments with an astonishment that he did not seek to dissimulate.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissimulate, such as: beard, camouflage, cloak, deceive, dissemble, and fake.

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