What is the opposite of demonstrate?

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(a feeling or quality) Opposite of to present oneself in a particular way by an action or series of actions
“He pretended to be somebody he wasn't, in order to mask his insecurities.”
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(how a machine, skill or craft works or is performed) Opposite of to show how to use or do something
“If you were trying to demonstrate how to confuse an already confused man, you have succeeded admirably.”
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(something) Opposite of to prove or reveal a truth about
“Our performance today should disprove recent allegations that our team is unable to win as an underdog.”
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Opposite of to involve oneself in a (public) protest or demonstration
“The people will fully support the push for more resources into their public schools.”
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Opposite of to make something understandable
“He did his best to obscure the truth, such that nobody could dig up his past.”
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Opposite of to explain or clarify something
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Opposite of to express a thought, action or feeling, especially under rare circumstances
“Charles found it difficult to conceal his feelings for Ava when they embarked on a first date.”
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Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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Opposite of to embody in visual or physical form
“As a filmmaker, he would do well not to misrepresent the historical accuracy of his subject's life.”
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Opposite of to give a hint of
“They used myth to explain natural phenomena, cultural variations, traditional enmities, and friendships.”
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Opposite of to become disobedient against authority
“Citizens acknowledged the improving economy and would comply with new measures introduced by the government.”
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Opposite of to communicate an idea
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Opposite of to boastfully display one's possessions
“I must hide this lovely diary posthaste, lest someone perchance read it and learn of my secret identity!”
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Opposite of run amok
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Opposite of to show (someone) the way
“He chose to deliberately deceive me to get the upper hand.”
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