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dis•sem•ble



Pronunciation: (di-sem'bul), [key]
v., -bled, -bling.


v.t.
1. to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of: to dissemble one's incompetence in business.
2. to put on the appearance of; feign: to dissemble innocence.
3. Obs.to let pass unnoticed; ignore.

v.i.
to conceal one's true motives, thoughts, etc., by some pretense; speak or act hypocritically.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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