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People who have psychologically mediated physical symptoms always fear being accused of feigning illness.
WHY THESE CHILDREN FELL INTO ENDLESS SLEEP - ISSUE 107: THE EDGESUZANNE O’SULLIVANSEPTEMBER 22, 2021NAUTILUS
The channel’s most popular video to date, an eight-minute clip titled “Oregon Long Run” that currently has over 300,000 views, begins with Teare feigning indignation at the unorthodox way his fellow speedster Evert Silva eats Kit Kats.
THESE GEN Z RUNNERS WANT TO REINVENT RUNNING MEDIAMMIRHASHEMSEPTEMBER 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
We each have on a disposable mask, which was still a newish kind of thing in March 2020, and we are lying on the floor, hugging, feigning panic.
IN THIS TOUGH YEAR AS A PARENT, I FOUND A STORY OF HOPEHOLLY MCGHEEMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Skilled physicians feign indifference to their calling that they may smack of the kennel and the hunting-field.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
She answered coldly that she could not feign; indifferent she was to everything on earth, indifferent she always should be.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Knoblock's sincere indignation wins, and the secretary backs away from the bedroom as I plunge under the covers and feign sleep.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
Something prompted Jack to lie still and feign sleep, while he kept his gaze on the man, who was looking fixedly at him.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
In addition to the bedtime story, Peter found it necessary to feign great weariness in order to suggest a similar feeling in Pat.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
For they both invent, feign and devise many things, and accommodate all they invent to the use and service of Nature.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
For great and popular men feign themselves to be servants to others to make those slaves to them.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FEIGN

  • acted as if
  • acted as though
  • bluffed
  • counterfeited
  • dreamed
  • enacted
  • faked
  • fantasized
  • feigned
  • fooled
  • imagined
  • let on like
  • made as if
  • play-acted
  • playacted
  • played
  • played the part
  • pretended
  • simulated
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