Dissembling
Dissembling Dis*sem"bling, a. That dissembles; hypocritical; false. -- {Dis*sem"bling*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • dissembling — index deceit, fraud, hypocrisy, lying, perfidious, recreant, tartuffish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • Dissembling — Dissemble Dis*sem ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissembled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissembling}.] [OF. dissembler to be dissimilar; pref. dis (L. dis ) + F. sembler to seem, L. simulare to simulate; cf. L. dissimulare to dissemble. See {Simulate}, and cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dissembling — un·dissembling; …   English syllables

  • dissembling — noun The action of the verb dissemble …   Wiktionary

  • dissembling — dis·sem·ble || dɪ sembl v. act in a false or misleading manner, disguise one s true motives …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dissembling — noun 1. pretending with intention to deceive • Syn: ↑pretense, ↑pretence, ↑feigning • Derivationally related forms: ↑dissemble, ↑feign (for: ↑feigning), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • act of dissembling — index color (deceptive appearance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Dissemblingly — Dissembling Dis*sem bling, a. That dissembles; hypocritical; false. {Dis*sem bling*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cunniffling —  dissembling, flattering. Ex …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Lie — For other uses, see Lie (disambiguation) A lie (also called prevarication, falsehood) is a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement, especially with the intention to deceive others. To lie is to state something with disregard to… …   Wikipedia

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