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Ruth catches her husband gazing at a photograph of his first wife, Elvira, and feigns indifference.The Ghost of Noël Coward Is Nowhere to Be Found in the Dull Blithe Spirit | Stephanie Zacharek | February 19, 2021 | Time
Posing as an IT staffer to get access to the corrupt police commissioner who investigated his father’s case, Assane feigns offense when his credentials are questioned.‘Lupin’ is a thrilling heist series, but it goes deeper than that | Bethonie Butler | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
I bit my lip and feigned a smile, donned my heavy jacket, and re-strategized the entire week.
They already know the answer, but they know by feigning ignorance they can create all this debate about it.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire | William O’Connor | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The whole point of being a pageant queen is to trot around in your bikini to be ogled at while feigning sexual naiveté.Miss America Hypocrisy: The Vanessa Williams Nude Photo Shaming | Amanda Marcotte | July 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This was a short time after Obama released his birth certificate and when Trump was feigning a run for president.Obama Will Weaponize Comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner | Dean Obeidallah | May 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They sense you tensing up at peculiar moments, acting skittish, laughing a little too hard, over-feigning outrage or surprise.
“They just said they would be in touch,” I replied, feigning disinterest.
Whether Madame Probasco was feigning or not, the outstanding fact was that the next experiments varied greatly in effectiveness.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
While feigning to talk at their ease as they rode along, the nerves of both of our two friends were strung to the uttermost.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley | Bertram Mitford
Almost immediately he encountered the keeper of the prison, gesticulating and feigning a violent anger.The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar | Maurice Leblanc
Invite him to share it, but take none yourself, feigning sudden illness.Under the Rose | Frederic Stewart Isham
One of the weapons of her armoury was the feigning of anger, and few could stand upright before her wrath.
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