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.
Even when so young, you were a monster of dissimulation and hypocrisy.
Even Vivian's powers of dissimulation abandoned him, thus taken by surprise.
He was never conscious of the smallest strain, the least dissimulation, in her society.
Just as before, his declension begins with distrust; and just as before, dissimulation is the product of the distrustful spirit.
And why should your majesty suspect me of dissimulation, I ask?
Tagiya (dissimulation regarding one's religion) was allowed and practiced.
Her dissimulation, he was obliged to perceive, had been infernally deep.
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.