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dissemble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdissembledis‧sem‧ble /dɪˈsembəl/ verb [intransitive, transitive] literary 🔊 🔊 HIDE/NOT SHOWto hide your true feelings, thoughts etc→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dissembleKnowing him very well, I know that he would not rise just to dissemble.My friend proved that the cabbie was dissembling, and we trooped back to the terminal to look for Mr Right.She had, as far as he knew, no reason to be curious, and therefore no reason to dissemble her curiosity.He sometimes has to dissemble in order to prevail on crucial issues.In assessing a recent downturn, they refuse to resort to the dissembling language of corporate reports and quarterly statements.
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Verb table
dissemble
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydissemble
he, she, itdissembles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydissembled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dissembled
he, she, ithas dissembled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dissembled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dissemble
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dissembled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dissembling
he, she, itis dissembling
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you, we, theyare dissembling
Past
I, he, she, itwas dissembling
you, we, theywere dissembling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dissembling
he, she, ithas been dissembling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dissembling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dissembling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dissembling
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