Both agencies, especially the CIA, had intramural interests for dissembling and hiding the true facts.
He, meanwhile, grew tired of the lying, the dissembling, which she did constantly.
Lucifer's Lacky: the true character of a dissembling Brownist, 1641.
dissembling her displeasure, she praised the hammer-cloth, and especially the fringe.
The captain, dissembling not his satisfaction, averred he could wear the gold chain of stewardship as well as another man.
It's your cool, dissembling, smiling hypocrite, of whom you should beware.
"Ah," Mr. Stewart made answer, dissembling what pique he might have felt, and putting real interest into his words.
Mr. Parris, among his other accomplishments, had the power of dissembling.
If she were dissembling he would dissemble, too, but to a better end.
"I know you never were any use at dissembling," he answered.
early 15c. (implied in dissemblable), apparently a variant of Middle English dissimule (influenced by Middle French dessembler or English resemble), late 14c., from Old French dissimuler, from Latin dissimulare (see dissimulation). Related: Dissembled; dissembling.