Thesaurus / dissimulate
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He was moved by the abuses of the Roman Church, and he was much too sincere to dissimulate publicly what he confessed privately.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
This is, then, what Bond artifice effected in the absence of actual cause and in order to dissimulate its own nefarious objects.
ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED (2ND ED.)C. H. THOMAS
He sought to dissimulate with her, but at last he confessed, 'I was truly this morning the victim of a sorcery.'
THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
This archbishop has a lively genius, artful and supple, which can flatter and dissimulate, if ever any could.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
The Indian looked at him for some moments with an astonishment that he did not seek to dissimulate.
THE INSURGENT CHIEFGUSTAVE AIMARD
It was not without pain that he beheld Nelville tête-à-tête with Corinne, but he was accustomed to dissimulate his feelings.
CORINNE, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)MME DE STAEL
Felix thought him very transparent, and indeed he was so; he could neither simulate nor dissimulate.
THE EUROPEANSHENRY JAMES
To dissimulate the trouble into which these words threw me, I turned towards the young women.
A NIGHT IN THE LUXEMBOURGREMY DE GOURMONT
Of course, after this, Vang Khan could no longer dissimulate his hostility to Temujin, and both parties prepared for open war.
GENGHIS KHAN, MAKERS OF HISTORY SERIESJACOB ABBOTT
He took therefore every possible care to dissimulate as to the number of his troops.
WORDS RELATED TO DISSIMULATE
- be deceitful
- be hypocritical
- claim falsely
- fake out
- lay claim
- let on
- make out
- pass off
- pass oneself off as
- put on
- put up a front
- shuck and jive
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