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.
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