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dissembling

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2 the pretending of having virtues, principles, or beliefs that one in fact does not have
  • in the end the preacher's smarmy dissembling is discovered, and he is exposed as a fraud
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dissembling

verb , present participle 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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