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dissembles

verb
present tense third-person singular of dissemble

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1 to present a false appearance of
  • he dissembled happiness at the news that his old girlfriend was getting married—to someone else

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2 to take on a false or deceptive appearance
  • children learn to dissemble at a surprisingly early age

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“Dissembles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissembles. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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