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dissimulate

Postby Klimt » Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:47 pm

[dih-sim-yuh-leyt]

to disguise or conceal under a false appearance; dissemble

to dissimulate one's true feelings about a rival.

We have not the strength with which to fight this man; we must dissimulate, and win, if win we can, by craft.

He rubbed his hands, he laughed with that inward mirth which makes the countenance beam; he was unable to dissimulate his joy, although he endeavored at moments to compose himself.
Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.
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Postby Slava » Mon Nov 29, 2010 7:55 pm

An invaluable asset to the diplomat, wouldn't you say?
Life is like playing chess with chessmen who each have thoughts and feelings and motives of their own.
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