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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FEINT

She made a feint of accepting the herb, and then pointed to him and to the road.

And yet it was ministered to, in a dull and abortive manner, by all who made this feint.

He made a feint, as if he were about to strike his pike between its eyes.

"Forgive me if I have stayed too long," she said, making a feint of opening the door.

That which should have been the real attack shall be no more than a feint.

Not bad, that feint––but dangerous, because of the possibility of misjudging the attack.

Salem held one under his nose, in spite of a feint to interrupt them by the soldiers.

Catlike though it was, the feint did not take the big fellow unprepared.

As I was falling it came over me that the attack was only a feint to keep us busy.

I durst not follow them; for it might be a feint to decoy me from my post.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.