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to change or modify so as to prevent recognition of the true identity or character of

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hide (feelings) from other people

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Through these examples we can see the world/fair engaged in different phases of simulation, which can be understood as dissimulating something, but also as dissimulating that there is nothing.
By the time we arrive at Epistle 20, we hardly even need its revelation to inform us that in the previous nineteen poems we have been addressed by a dissimulating slave.
When talking about complexity, we first need to take into consideration the possibilities that this term itself may offer from the point of view of dissimulating and misleading.
Kristof tells us that in humanitarian crises he has found that victims as well as their oppressors distort, exaggerate, and fabricate their reports of events, at times unaware that they are dissimulating.
Under attack by Henricus Regius, a former follower in once-friendly Holland, Descartes aggressively accused the disillusioned disciple of dissimulating materialist tendencies.
Congress has not taken on the big chiefs, the Pentagon appears pleased with the status quo, and no individual lawsuit appears to have gone against the corporate bosses themselves -- the latter demonstrating why corporations are set up in the first place as a means of legally obfuscating and dissimulating (obscuring and concealing) the personnel involvedC*and then continuing with business as usual as long as they can get away with it.
While she cannot see, at least right away, through the cover protecting Henry's undercover identity--hence she cannot read what lies inside the dissimulating covers--she does sense the presence of this hidden narrative.
6) On a different register, then, it is worth examining the extent to which dissimulating the citational and fashionable characteristics of one's dress is to not just follow the temporal and narrative pattern of normative gender but, moreover, is to reproduce its powerful invisibility.
Bell and Moreau) that the passions were voluntary (21, 34-5, 45, 92), Duchenne showed them to not depend on the will (94) and facial expressions not to be merely the soul's way of expressing or dissimulating.
The principal one, always a nemesis to the poll taker who tends to be governed by a logical mind, is the assumption that a human being is incapable of holding incompatible views, concealing those incompatible views, or even dissimulating views in order to give a pollster the "happy face" answer.
Given the choice between telling the truth or dissimulating, he would dissimulate, even though it brought him no appreciable benefits.
As Baudrillard acknowledges, simulation complicates the distinction between "the real" and the "not-real" in ways that go beyond mere pretending: "pretending, or dissimulating, leaves the principle of reality intact: the difference is always clear, it is simply masked, whereas simulation threatens the difference between the 'true' and the 'false,' the 'real' and the 'imaginary.
Yet they can also be gossipy, disconnected, and dissimulating, and Bradford often excerpts them without critique or context.
In this sense, no term or statement can function performatively without the accumulating and dissimulating historicity of force.
But once his damnation has already been sealed, his empty performances of prayer seem to mock the very idea of dissimulating a religious conversion.