Example sentences for: dissembling

How can you use “dissembling” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A person who talks the talk and walks the walk is one who acts naturally and stylishly, whose words and behavior are of a piece; a person who talks the talk without walking the walk , therefore, is one who is dissembling, ineffectual, or insincere.

  • Similarly, unless you heard them spoken you might not recognize ajskrym, erebeta , and kontaklinser as, respectively, Polish for ice cream , Japanese for elevator , and Swedish for contact lenses . The champion of this dissembling process must surely be the Italian sciacchenze , which is simply a literal rendering of the English shake hands , although the Swahili word for a traffic island, kiplefti ( keep left ) runs it a close second.

  • What president or successful politician has never acted expediently by dissembling, dropping old friends, and compromising his ethics at various points?

  • Even if Clinton had done Jones no wrong, they say, his dissembling bespeaks a character unfit for his job.

  • It's apparent from the accounts that the other major area of alleged Clinton dissembling Starr has in mind is his original raison d'^tre , Whitewater, both in connection with Clinton's testimony at the Arkansas trial of the McDougals and Jim Guy Tucker, and in the president's apparent involvement in the channeling of funds to Webster Hubbell after the latter's conviction.


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