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  • n  a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

  • Vargas Llosa is an artful dissembler.
  • Flamboyant charmer, avid dissembler and wily social climberBroadhurst was all these things and more; the peculiar details of her life cry out for a Cate Blanchett movie.
  • To some of those who knew the patrician Premier when he was starring in student theatricals (once in a female part) in the Teens, he is a skillful dissembler, not to be .
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  • Moving goal posts
    Every time Kathleen Sebelius testifies before Congress, President Obama's secretary of health and human services reminds us why she is unfit for her Cabinet post: She is a serial dissembler. The latest example is her appearance last week before the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Jim...
    March 17, 2014 - Victorville Daily Press

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