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dissemble
used in Gone with the Wind

3 uses
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Definition
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)
  • dissemble = hide or disguise the truth of
  • 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)
dissemble = hide or disguise the truth of
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