Antonyms for feinting

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Palmer backed off a pace or two, bowing and feinting as if to fight.

Sam, dancing in front of him, feinting and retreating, could not draw a blow.

Often there is no reaction to pin pricks or feinting motions.

Feinting at the other, he dodged and seized a pick-handle he had noticed on the floor.

Feinting for the nose, Lad induced Tenebris to lower his tired head.

This semaphore arm remained rigid for a second, threatening; then it vibrated with inconceivable rapidity, feinting.

Woodville, stepping lightly on his toes and feinting with his left, caught Dick on his cheek bone with his right.

After some minutes of this feinting, the caribou stood still, deliberating some new move.

She did not swallow, but held her saliva; did not react to pin pricks or feinting motions before her eyes.

The more he danced about, shaking his head and feinting with quick, nervous jabs, the more Lovely's heart warmed up to him.