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Definitionto deceive (hide or disguise the truth without outright lying)
- She had lived too long among people who dissembled politely not to feel disturbed at hearing her own thoughts put into words.2.13 (38% in)
- Sometimes Scarlett found it hard to dissemble her feelings, for she still thought Aunt Pitty the silliest of old ladies and her vagueness and vaporings irritated her unendurably.2.8 (90% in)
- She still hated the Yankees with as fierce a hate as on the day when they tried to burn Tara, but she could dissemble that hate.4.38 (33% in)
There are no more uses of "dissemble" in Gone with the Wind.
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