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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of giving a false appearance; Pretending with intention to deceive.

Usage examples (33)
  • I was toying with the idea of feigning ADS in the comment threads.
  • Levine found, through a series of interesting tests, such as feigning a blind person trying to find and retrieve a lost letter, that
  • "Where and when?" asks Eleanor, feigning surprise.
  • Oh! I acknowledge -- for what is the use of feigning? for more
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