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dissimulate (dɪˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt



  1. to conceal (one's real feelings) by pretence

Derived Forms

disˌsimuˈlation  noun
disˈsimulative  adjective
disˈsimuˌlator  noun

Example Sentences Including 'dissimulate'

Unless they were convinced she was too frightened to dissimulate , unless they were convinced she was stupid and above all, truthful.
Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels


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