Undeterred, Wanda and Ida press on along a road of hostility and dissimulation that will lead to the harrowing end of their quest.
Extenuation, dissimulation even, would have been a distinct solace.
Whatever have been his errors, he never stooped to dissimulation.
Even Vivian's powers of dissimulation abandoned him, thus taken by surprise.
She therefore has to be more skillful in the art of dissimulation.
Just as before, his declension begins with distrust; and just as before, dissimulation is the product of the distrustful spirit.
If my doubts are well founded, he must be an adept in the art of dissimulation.
Tagiya (dissimulation regarding one's religion) was allowed and practiced.
Dreadful limits are set in nature to the powers of dissimulation.
They have involved me in a course of dissimulation and falsehood towards my family, which I cannot bear.
late 14c., from Old French dissimulation (12c.), from Latin dissimulationem (nominative dissimulatio) "a disguising, concealment," noun of action from past participle stem of dissimulare "make unlike, conceal, disguise," from dis- "completely" + simulare "pretend, assume, simulate" (see simulation).
dissimulation dis·sim·u·la·tion (dĭ-sĭm'yə-lā'shən)
Concealment of the truth about a situation, especially about a state of health, as by a malingerer.