dissemble :

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dis em buhl

  • v  make believe with the intent to deceive
  • v  hide under a false appearance
  • v  behave unnaturally or affectedly

  • The spin doctors at the helm distorted facts, dissembled and unashamedly spread a lot of lies.
  • Large companies that dissemble or hold back information from their customers should not be trusted.
  • The headlines haven't dented job seekers' desire to dissemble even as employers have grown increasingly able to detect deception.
News & Articles

  • Man Returns $98,000 He Found in Desk Purchased on Craigslist
    Shopping for a desk on Craigslist , a Rabbi from Connecticut got more than he bargained for — much more. Noah Muroff paid less than $200 for the desk, according to WTNH News . When it wouldn't fit through his office door, he and his wife began to dissemble the desk in hopes of squeezing it through. That's when Muroff noticed behind one of the drawers a plastic shopping bag containing $98,000 ...
    Nov. 11, 2013 - Mashable

  • Bill Frist in CNN
    It is one thing for Mr. Clarke to dissemble in front of the media,said Senate majority leader Bill Frist, "but if he lied under oath to the United States Congress, it is a far, far more serious matter."
  • John Faulkner in NEWS.com.au
    Senator Faulkner said he was old-fashioned about such matters and didn't want to have to "vague things up a little ...... or dissemble a little" if quizzed about his intentions during the campaign.
  • Charles Schumer in Raw Story
    His inability to answer simple and straight forward questions was just stunning,Schumer said. "His instinct is not to tell the truth, but to dissemble and deceive."

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