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dissimulation
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
hide (feelings) from other people by pretense
  • Thus the Genoese, subtle as he was, was duped by Edmond, in whose favor his mild demeanor, his nautical skill, and his admirable dissimulation, pleaded.
    Chapters 22-23 (62% in)
  • "Certainly, women alone know how to dissimulate," said Monte Cristo to himself, glancing at Madame Danglars, who was smiling on the procureur, and embracing his wife.
    Chapters 61-62 (91% in)
  • "What a bad calculator you are!" exclaimed Danglars, calling to his assistance all his philosophy and dissimulation.
    Chapters 65-66 (72% in)
  • "Indeed, my dear friend," said Beauchamp first, who had either the most feeling or the least dissimulation, "allow me to congratulate you; this is a very unhoped-for conclusion of a very disagreeable affair."
    Chapters 91-92 (2% in)
  • "You then love Haidee?" asked Monte Cristo with an emotion he in vain endeavored to dissimulate.
    Chapter 117 (72% in)

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