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Word: dissimulate

Definition: pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble


Sentences Containing 'dissimulate'

asked Monte Cristo with an emotion he in vain endeavored to dissimulate.
``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.

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