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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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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.
In reality, it is a dissimulating sound for a wealth of noises and tones, for the compound "static" of otherness that any standard or lingua franca carries within and implies, be-speaks while trying to scour out and speak over.
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.
As Maximin puts it: "Quoi que l'on dissimule, on pourra toujours dire / Qu'un berger est assis au trone de l'Empire" (Although dissimulating, one can always say / That a shepherd is seated on the empire's throne).
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.
Since this passage occurs after Pain's quotation of the dictionary entry for "fear," however, we can see these lines point to his discovery of the vanishing point of the rules of the naming game, which, after all, works by dissimulating its status as a game.
Levinas doesn't seem to spend enough time on the said in Otherwise Than Being: the saying is clearly privileged, while the said is regarded as dissimulating in its nature--a hard shell that must be cracked open.
They no longer do what is useful to others and hence profitable to themselves," writes Professor Kasper, "but are instead guided by avoiding government-made obstacles, bending rules, seeking preferments, bribing officials and dissimulating their wealth".
In fact, these patterns consistently echo their models to the point that "the mythological poems are fully comprehensible only through familiarity with the Ovidian story; similarly, far from dissimulating the presence of Dante, the pattern derived from the Vita nuova and the Commedia and augmented by echoes from the Rime petrose assumes the experience of the Dante-poet as essential referent.
Therefore, 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.
This point, which is also a passage and a crossing from one side to another, a crossing which operates on itself to the extent that it also crosses out the possibility of being on either side preceding the crossing, (5) seeks to synthesize at once the difference between the opposing factions in the narrative and the incompatible performative and constative dimensions of language, thus dissimulating the difference between the figurative and the referential function of language in the act of reading.
Screenwriter Don Watson, working from an original idea by Patrick McCarville, mines the rich vein of humour inherent in the David and Goliath-like battle between a man of principle and a dissimulating church, especially when the establishment's only chance of winning its case appears to be to denounce The Almighty.
Screenwriter Don Watson, working from an original idea by Patrick McCarville, mines the rich vein of humour inherent in the David and Goliath-like battle between the a man of principle and a dissimulating church,especially when the establishment's only chance of winning its case appears to be to denounce The Almighty.