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dissemble

(dĭ-sĕm′bl)
To mislead, to give a false impression, or to conceal the truth.
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She also finds new applications for and critiques of the politics of representation, dissemblance, and respectability, which are all staples of feminist thought.
profoundly self-destructive" (Jones & Shorter-Gooden, 7, 64) much like strategic dissemblance can morph to psychological dissemblance.
The straightforward treatment of racial violence in Pickens's journal article offers a striking contrast with the dissemblance of racial violence and its underlying function as an appeal to white urban anxieties about black migration in Faulkner's novel.
In its illegibility within speculative capitalist time, this coded affective demeanor is akin to that of dissemblance identified by Darlene Clark Hine as "an appearance of disclosure, or openness .
The innocence of the New World becomes the naivety of a culture without the leavening of an ironic dissemblance.
1] The history of black feminist theory relates black women's sexuality as silence or dissemblance (Hammonds, Hine, Spillers).
327) In Formal Opinion 737, the New York County Lawyers Association Committee on Professional Ethics concluded that pretexting "is ethically permissible in a small number of exceptional circumstances where the dissemblance by investigators is limited to identity and purpose and involves otherwise lawful activity undertaken solely for the purpose of gathering evidence.
Appearing before a grand jury, Anderson offers up, one of the prosecutors said, "the greatest morass of concealment, dissemblance and demonstrable perjury to which I have ever been exposed in a courtroom.
nineteenth century denotes as much dissemblance as disclosure, as much
63) Politics as war along these lines opens to doubt, questions, as Vivienne Jabri notes, a host of conventional lines of dissemblance and differentiation, such as "the inside and outside, the domestic and the international, the zone of civic peace and the zone of war, the sovereign state and the anarchic outside," (64) boundaries at the center of the liberal imagination.
Addressing whether a non-government lawyer can employ the services of an investigator who uses dissemblance as an evidence-gathering technique, the New York County Lawyers' Association formulated a rule to provide more guidance on the issue.
Elles generent aussi de la dissimilitude, mais toute dissemblance ne s'aligne pas sur la seule distribution de la richesse, ni sur l'un de ses plus importants corollaires, la profession.