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synonyms for dissimulation

  • charade
  • disguise
  • dream
  • fakery
  • fantasy
  • imagination
  • pageant
  • playacting
  • pretense
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • sham
  • fairy tale
  • cheating
  • covering
  • pretense
  • concealment
  • simulation
  • acting
  • counterfeiting
  • bluffing
  • dissembling
  • masking
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antonyms for dissimulation

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  • existence
  • honesty
  • reality
  • substance
  • truth
  • stupidity
  • forthrightness
  • truth
  • openness
  • honor
  • uprightness
  • fairness
  • truthfulness
  • sincerity
  • honesty
  • frankness
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                  How to use dissimulation in a sentence

                  I could grudge him, for his knavery and dissimulation, though I do not envy much the having the same place myself.
                  DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
                  Argyle renewed his courtship to the king; and the king, with equal dissimulation, pretended to repose great confidence in Argyle.
                  THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
                  This sudden, unexpected fortune so completely turned his head that he forgot his skilful dissimulation.
                  FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
                  Helen blushed deeply; dissimulation was a very difficult task to her, and for a moment seemed more than her strength could bear.
                  THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
                  Mme. Fauvel, who flattered herself that she had displayed wonderful dissimulation, shook her head.
                  FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
                  With this view, they agreed upon a course of meanness and dissimulation, which involved the most tragical consequences.
                  FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
                  The arrival of Frances Stuart at Court gave her an opportunity to practise her powers of dissimulation.
                  COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
                  An angry moralist, like a schoolmaster with a birch, is an incapable instructor; his stripes are resented by dissimulation.
                  COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
                  The young man had been having some special training in dissimulation, and he did not betray any surprise.
                  BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
                  Within a few months of her arrival the cool eye of Knox had pierced through the veil of Mary's dissimulation.
                  HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
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                  WORDS RELATED TO DISSIMULATION

                  • beard
                  • blind
                  • cloak
                  • concealment
                  • cover
                  • coverup
                  • deceit
                  • deceptive marking
                  • dissimulation
                  • faking
                  • false appearance
                  • front
                  • guise
                  • mask
                  • masking
                  • masquerade
                  • mimicry
                  • paint
                  • plain brown wrapper
                  • protective coloring
                  • red herring
                  • screen
                  • shade
                  • shroud
                  • smokescreen
                  • veil
                  • burial
                  • camouflage
                  • closeting
                  • complicity
                  • concealment
                  • conspiracy
                  • dissimulation
                  • evasion
                  • front
                  • hush-up
                  • masking
                  • placing under wraps
                  • pretense
                  • seal of secrecy
                  • smoke-screen
                  • veil of secrecy
                  • whitewash
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                  serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION