Definition of 'dissemble'
Example sentences containing 'dissemble'
Granted, his word is worthless, but Henry was not slow to dissemble either, when it served his purposes.HERE BE DRAGONS (1999) THE LAST RAVEN (1999)
She held nothing back, not even her more lurid impressions about Devereux's daughter; she was too downhearted, too frightened to dissemble.THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (1999)
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