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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dissemble.


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  • The low point during this time came when Schorr "dissembled" - his word - by not disabusing - Breaking news

  • The low point during this time came when Schorr "dissembled" -- his word -- by not disabusing -

  • The reason for your confusion over the announced roster is exactly because Marvel specifically stated that the classic big three, Thor, Shellhead and Cap, were going to form the core of the returning Avengers title - singular - but they "dissembled" aka "lied" about that aspect.

    Editorial Diatribe from the Catacombs: Avengers Assemble (or not)!

  • Germanicus admitted a few intimates, and began his complaints in words such as dissembled resentment dictates.

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

  • But T.O. Nicholson could fix up his big steam yacht, load his specially-made big motorboat aboard, and tuck in a "dissembled" biplane without any more notice than a snip in the society column.


  • Soon after the Council St. Peter was at Antioch, and weakly "dissembled" by disguising his belief in the truth that the

    The Books of the New Testament

  • Mollie "dissembled," as she called it, smiling sweet recognition of the praise, but never once breathing the secret that the whole being and intent of these flowers was to hide the joins beneath.

    The Fortunes of the Farrells

  • Various parties "dissembled" when Emerald was first trying to move into Rosemont, Mikva found, while Kevin Flynn "flat-out lied." editorial on the Emerald project appeared on November 16, 2003.

    Chicago Reader

  • Also, you've repeatedly dissembled when challenged to address the crackpottery of his claim that Christian scientists who accept evolution are harming science education.

    Berlinski stirring the pot

  • Which may be why Obama and his staff have dissembled about his relationship with Ayers.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Victims of Communism Day


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