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Definition of dissemble verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] dissemble (something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dissemble
he / she / it dissembles
past simple dissembled
-ing form dissembling
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to hide your real feelings or intentions, often by pretending to have different ones She was a very honest person who was incapable of dissembling.
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