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dissimulate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to take on a false or deceptive appearance
  • as an actress she had been trained to dissimulate, so she had no trouble hiding her true feelings offstage as well

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dissimulation

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Synonyms & Antonyms of dissimulation (Entry 2 of 2)

2 the pretending of having virtues, principles, or beliefs that one in fact does not have
  • teenagers indulging in dissimulation simply in order to be one of the in crowd

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“Dissimulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissimulate. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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