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.
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.