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The Spaniards, indeed, feigned to regard them only as a remnant of the rebels who had joined the pre-existing brigand bands.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Lucy Warrender, ever ready for mischief, feigned an intense interest in racing matters, but failed to draw Lord Hetton.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I could not make out what it was, for the wind-was rustling the corn-shocks, but I arose and feigned to listen.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Garnache opened his eyes and stared a second dully at the disturber of his feigned slumbers.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Some chiefs, however, feigned to offer their submission, and all was apparently quiet for a time.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The feigned hero inflames the true; and the dead virtue animates the living.
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOLUME 4 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
This effusion written and posted, the youth feigned unusual calmness all day, so no one would suspect his designs.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
After examining him for some minutes, David discovered that this calmness of Frederick was feigned.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Mademoiselle listened to him, feigned to be satisfied with his explanation, in fact, met deceit with deceit.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
As soon as he crossed the border he feigned to be a refugee, but was taken as a spy and cast into prison.
THE STORY OF MOSCOWWIRT GERRARE
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WORDS RELATED TO FEIGNED

  • affected
  • artificial
  • assumed
  • avowed
  • bluffing
  • bogus
  • charlatan
  • cheating
  • concealed
  • counterfeit
  • covered
  • factitious
  • fake
  • false
  • falsified
  • feigned
  • fictitious
  • impostrous
  • imposturous
  • lying
  • make-believe
  • masked
  • mock
  • ostensible
  • phony
  • pretend
  • professed
  • pseudo
  • purported
  • put-on
  • quack
  • sham
  • simulated
  • so-called
  • spurious
  • supposed
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