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dissemble

(dĭ-sĕm′bl)
To mislead, to give a false impression, or to conceal the truth.
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The third of five sections is devoted to the poet's native Jamaica, a country in which "each story dissembles as landscape.
AS the Jude Law and Sadie Frost marriage dissembles by the day it was, it has been claimed, the accidental discovery of pounds 700 Manolo Blahnik shoes which an infatuated Law meant for Nicole Kidman's delicate little feet that sent his wife off the dial.
In it, Thompson dissembles Scalia's simplistic reliance on antiquated church teachings to defend the indefensible--in this case, the sad US practice regarding the application of capital punishment.
I suppose Michael's behavior should be no surprise in a country where even the biggest celebrity, Bill Clinton, dissembles blatantly about his private life and then expresses surprise when interest in it doesn't go away.
Clinton dissembles, distorts, and lies when it serves his purpose.
No taxpayer dissembles on his income report and the incentive compatibility condition is fulfilled for both types.
You may use whatever other terms for this that you like (obfuscates, dissembles, whatever) but, as my dear old dad would have put it, "She's not on very good terms with the truth.
Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron's Goetz Collection in Munich, at first glance a retro-Modernist glass box, dissembles its structural support system between two layers of frosted glass-sheathing.
While a 15-year-old who dissembles to cover her Friday night tracks might not say, "Well, Dow Coming and the Department of Defense do it, too," our cultural toleration of institutional deceit surely has an effect on the way we conduct our own lives.