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synonyms for feint

  • ruse
  • artifice
  • bait
  • blind
  • bluff
  • cheat
  • deceit
  • distraction
  • dodge
  • duck
  • expedient
  • fake
  • gambit
  • hoax
  • hoodwinking
  • imposture
  • make believe
  • maneuver
  • play
  • ploy
  • pretension
  • pretext
  • sham
  • shift
  • snare
  • stall
  • stratagem
  • subterfuge
  • trick
  • wile
  • mock attack
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antonyms for feint

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  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • reality
  • truth
  • truthfulness
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How to use feint in a sentence

It increased in volume, this firing, until I feared that what had been started as a feint was being pushed forward to a victory.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
On the evening of the 15th his advance made a feint demonstration against Petersburg, and on the 16th made his attack in force.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
The boatswain swore with wicked words,Enough to shock a saint, That though she did seem in a fit,'Twas nothing but a feint.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
She is jesting: I have it here; Monsieur, the feint is useless.
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
But Clairon considers that this is a feint on his part, and that he will arrive sooner, in order to surprise her.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
But there he was bantered, and a feint was made of shutting him up in the guard-house as a disorderly person.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
This was true, for the major had only made a feint of going in to deceive the boy, and had made off when the lad was out of sight.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
The Spider's daggers, therefore, make no more than an idle feint; their points do not enter the flesh of the tight-clasped Wasp.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
Our orders were to make a feint, and if we found that the Turk meant to stay and fight it out seriously, we were to fall back.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
His "J'ai feint que les dieux m'aient parl" opens charmingly.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
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WORDS RELATED TO FEINT

  • bluster
  • braggadocio
  • bragging
  • bravado
  • deception
  • delusion
  • facade
  • fake
  • false colors
  • false front
  • feint
  • fraud
  • front
  • humbug
  • jiving
  • lie
  • pretense
  • pretext
  • ruse
  • sham
  • show
  • snow
  • stall
  • subterfuge
  • trick
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