Thesaurus > Related Words: dissemble

  Words related to dissemble

Related / Similar Words: feign, sham, pretend, affect, act, cloak, mask

 

Definition:
  • make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache";
  • behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She''s just acting";
  • hide under a false appearance; "He masked his disappointment";

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    Hyponyms: play possum, take a dive, bull, fake, mouth, simulate, assume, sham, feign

     

    Grouped Verbs: make, pretend, make believe, act, behave, do

     

    Derivational Morphology: hypocrite, dissembler, phony, phoney, pretender, pretense, pretence, feigning, dissembling, imposter, impostor, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player, pretending, simulation, postiche, malingerer, skulker, act, mask, cover, covering, screening, masking, cloak

     

     
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