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dissemble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissemble

  1. 1 to present a false appearance of <he dissembled happiness at the news that his old girlfriend was getting married—to someone else> Synonyms act, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, feign, fake, pass (for), pretend, profess, put on, sham, simulateRelated Words dissimulate, impersonate, let on, masquerade, play, playact, pose; forge, imitate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; feint; malinger

  2. 2 to take on a false or deceptive appearance <children learn to dissemble at a surprisingly early age> Synonyms pretend, dissimulate, let on, make outRelated Words act, impersonate, masquerade, play, playact, pose; affect, assume, counterfeit, fake, feign, profess, put on, sham, simulate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; bluff, feint





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