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dissimulation
used in Light in August

3 uses
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Definition
hide (feelings) from other people by pretense
  • On the third day she came out of the coma state, the waking sleep through which during the hours of light and faces she carried her own face like an aching mask in a fixed grimace of dissimulation that dared not flag.
    Chapter 6 (18% in)
  • Her face is neither innocent nor dissimulating.
    Chapter 17 (83% in)
  • Now there is nothing of dissimulation nor alertness nor caution in it.
    Chapter 17 (90% in)

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