Synonyms of 'dissimulation'
struggling to keep up the pretence that all was well
He admitted conspiring to obtain property by deception.
He accused newspapers of hypocrisy in their treatment of the story.
Their promises were exposed as a hollow sham.
He was guilty of theft, fraud and deceit on an incredible scale.
duplicity, , ,
He was guilty of duplicity in his private dealings.
There has been some double-dealing.
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in the sense of deceit
behaviour intended to deceiveHe was guilty of theft, fraud and deceit on an incredible scale.
in the sense of deception
the act of deceiving someone or the state of being deceivedHe admitted conspiring to obtain property by deception.
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