DISSIMULATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of dissimulate
Definition:
v. pretend; hide feelings from other people
Example:
She tried to dissimulate her grief by her exuberant attitude.
Sentence in Classic:
This Krogstad, now, has been persistently poisoning his own children with lies and dissimulation; that is why I say he has lost all moral character.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
Adept as she was, in all the arts of cunning and dissimulation, the girl Nancy could not wholly conceal the effect which the knowledge of the step she had taken, wrought upon her mind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
This dissimulation remained undetected, and its causes concealed, while the Tarquins lived; for the nobles dreading the Tarquins, and fearing that the people, if they used them ill, might take part against them, treated them with kindness.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The protective instinct always nerved her to successful dissimulation, and it was not the first time she had used her beauty to divert attention from an inconvenient topic.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
But although no man with less scruple made his ordinary habits and feelings bend to his interest, it was the misfortune of this Prince, that his levity and petulance were perpetually breaking out, and undoing all that had been gained by his previous dissimulation.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Habituated as she was to dissimulation through endeavoring to copy her husband in all his actions, these emotions were more than she could endure.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
This, without any dissimulation, and also without any exaggeration, is the truth about Louis Philippe.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
The latter, as he did not see, could not be seen; he took advantage of this fact to abandon all dissimulation and to walk very rapidly.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Thus the Genoese, subtle as he was, was duped by Edmond, in whose favor his mild demeanor, his nautical skill, and his admirable dissimulation, pleaded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Anne of Austria believed that Louis XIII knew all, and that the cardinal had persuaded him to employ this long dissimulation of seven or eight days, which, likewise, was characteristic.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context