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  Definition of dissembling
  1. the act of deceiving
  2. pretending with intention to deceive
  3. concealing under a false appearance with the intent to deceive; "dissimulative arts"
Similar Words: deception, deceit, dissimulation, pretense, pretence, feigning, dissimulating, dissimulative

 

Hyponyms: fakery, indirection, trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan, duplicity, double-dealing, cheat, cheating, delusion, illusion, head game, pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning, imposture, impersonation, obscurantism, bluff, four flush, take-in, pretext, stalking-horse, hypocrisy, lip service

 

Derivational Morphology: dissimulate, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen, betray, lead astray, feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble

 

 
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