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dissemble

(dĭ-sĕm′bl)
To mislead, to give a false impression, or to conceal the truth.
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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.
The exercise, which began on October 21, included Marine combat operations, implementation of procedures of defensive positions, means of dealing with various types of explosives, search exercises and finding and dissembling marine and land mines.
It's the kind of dissembling that we would not accept from our children, yet we are supposed to excuse it as acceptable, standard operating procedure from the adults who present themselves as candidates for public service.
In the opening speech of "The Tragedy of King Richard the Third," published in 1591, the Bard of Avon has his title character declare: "I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion, / Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, / Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time / Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, / And that so lamely and unfashionable / That dogs bark at me as I halt by them.
And talking of the levy as a contribution, as Mr Cable does, is shameful dissembling.
Admiral Boyce said: "He's dissembling, he's being disingenuous.
He's dissembling, he's being disingenuous," Admiral Boyce told a national newspaper.
The unveiling, assembling and dissembling of the quartet was an unforgettable experience.
Van Loan's dissembling protests aside, the joint seems as messy or worse than ever.
Green' is another term with enough elastic flexibility to gladden the hearts of dissembling merchants everywhere.
It is not exactly lying, but I would not be flattered if someone accused me of dissembling.
If there is silence, or dissembling, or incomplete information (partial "truths"), trust crumbles, both in the physician and in the institution.