Verb(1) make believe with the intent to deceive(2) make a pretence of
(1) Likewise, fighters who feign wounds or injury to lure the enemy within striking range teach their foes to view enemy wounded as a threat, placing all injured soldiers at risk.(2) If a predator approaches an active nest, the adults will give alarm calls and often feign injury to draw the predator away.(3) Fair enough, there are people who feign injuries and make up claims to make some money, which is totally wrong.(4) Being a big coward myself, I think I'd feign an injury rather than be on a team that has to face this Argentinan side.(5) I'm really not going to want to leave this office when the time comes├ö├ç┬¬ perhaps I can feign a compelling excuse to stay├ö├ç┬¬ any suggestions?(6) And if that fails, fall to the ground and feign injury to break up your opponents' attack.(7) One can affect unawareness, feign indifference or summon up some other defense against such entreaties.(8) The parents readily feign injury to distract attention from young which can fly at around three weeks.(9) Have him or her call you back; it is reasonable to feign a reason for an emergency exit if you are ill at ease.(10) Luckily for him, his opponent did not feign injury.(11) The next day I decide that I can probably safely show up at anytime and feign having made an appointment.(12) You'll pardon me if I don't take this feigned outrage very seriously.(13) Asha feigned considering the offer for a minute, then replied with a smile.(14) He was supposed to be sitting with her, but the stomach cramps she'd feigned as an excuse for the both of them to stay behind had actually developed.(15) This is like telling the story of a dream by feigning sleep.(16) But anything feigned or forced is to be avoided.
(1) feign death :: kematian pura-pura
1. simulate ::
2. pretend ::
3. affect ::
4. assume ::
feign, feigned, feigning, feigns
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I'd FEIGN modesty at this point,
but who would believe me?
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 23
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