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dissemble
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • When Mr Lenville in a sudden burst of passion called the emperor a miscreant, and then biting his glove, said, ’But I must dissemble,’ instead of looking gloomily at the boards and so waiting for his cue, as is proper in such cases, he kept his eye fixed upon the London manager.

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  • The news is bad, but the company spokesperson is doing what she can to change the subject and dissemble.
  • After the primaries, she will dissembles her past statements to appear more moderate in her beliefs.

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