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dissemble

(dĭ-sĕm′bl)
To mislead, to give a false impression, or to conceal the truth.
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who endeavoured to make everyone believe that they were ignorant of letters, and, dissembling their knowledge, gave the impression that their speeches were made very simply, as if they had been prompted by nature and truth rather than study or artifice.
Bush thought he could keep on dissembling until he got the nomination, but McCain, the feisty spoiler, began to lob mortars ("in coming" as they said in Vietnam) and forced Bush to move even further right.
The individuals in our model exhibit heterogenous psychic costs of dissembling which cannot be observed by the tax collector.
The seductive embrace of girls dissembling love in the riot of Carnival nights, escaping into the dawn, was the cruellest charade; at these rituals of youth, he felt betrayed by age.
I always felt bad for the artists, good and bad, who hadn't mastered the art of dissembling ambition: they would just blatantly get my unlisted phone number and call me up, beg me to come to their studio, write about them, anything.
Unlike conventional, bulky X-ray methods - which use film, require dissembling of the plane, and produce fuzzy pictures--this system employs small probes placed into or behind the material, without taking the plane apart.
Originally, the President was blunt, if somewhat dissembling.
In rhetoric, a deliberate dissembling for effect or to intensify meaning.
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In an age of political soundbites and dissembling, Charles Kennedy's courageous stand on the highly controversial, emotive and moral issue of the Iraq War, is a timeless lesson of one of the most important of virtues and a potent reminder of the human spirit.
This is beforeconsidering the most outrageous deceits and dissembling by the coalition in falsely claiming financial responsibility and competence which most of the media failed to challenge.