DISSEMBLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISSEMBLE
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dissemble
 v.  disguise or conceal behind a false appearance; make a false show of
Classic Sentence:
1  Sometimes Scarlett found it hard to dissemble her feelings, for she still thought Aunt Pitty the silliest of old ladies and her vagueness and vaporings irritated her unendurably.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  She still hated the Yankees with as fierce a hate as on the day when they tried to burn Tara, but she could dissemble that hate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  Yet without power to kill, or change, or shun the fact; he likewise knew that to mankind he did long dissemble; in some sort, did still.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
4  In fact, we must not dissemble that the oscillation of the tall trees and the reflection of the moon in the dark underwood gave him serious uneasiness.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 24 THE PAVILION
5  He did not even give himself the trouble to dissemble, and displayed it with affectation before the queen.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 67 CONCLUSION
6  You can hardly doubt the purport of my discourse, however your natural delicacy may lead you to dissemble; my attentions have been too marked to be mistaken.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 19
7  Monks cast a look of hate, which, even then, he could not dissemble, at the astonished boy, and sat down near the door.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
8  She had lived too long among people who dissembled politely not to feel disturbed at hearing her own thoughts put into words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  Her search was rewarded by the discovery of a very blond young man with a soft reddish beard, who, at the other end of the carriage, appeared to be dissembling himself behind an unfolded newspaper.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
10  But that thing of his dissembling was only subject to his perceptibility, not to his will determinate.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
Example Sentence:
1  Even though John tried to dissemble his motive for taking modern dance, we all knew he was there not to dance but to meet girls.
2  Who knows not how to dissemble knows not how to live.