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  Words related to dissembling

Related / Similar Words: deception, deceit, dissimulation, pretense, pretence, feigning, dissimulating, dissimulative

 

Definition:
  • the act of deceiving;
  • pretending with intention to deceive;
  • concealing under a false appearance with the intent to deceive; "dissimulative arts";

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    Hyponyms: fakery, indirection, trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan, duplicity, double-dealing, cheat, cheating, delusion, illusion, head game, pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning, imposture, impersonation, obscurantism, bluff, four flush, take-in, pretext, stalking-horse, hypocrisy, lip service

     

    Derivational Morphology: dissimulate, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen, betray, lead astray, feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble

     

     
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