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synonyms for feinting

  • avoid
  • baffle
  • cavil
  • duck
  • equivocate
  • evade
  • feint
  • foil
  • hedge
  • maneuver
  • outwit
  • parry
  • prevaricate
  • quibble
  • shift
  • shirk
  • sidestep
  • stonewall
  • tergiversate
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antonyms for feinting

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  • abet
  • aid
  • assist
  • face
  • help
  • meet
  • release
  • set free
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How to use feinting in a sentence

Feinting with his left, the Mauler clinched heavily with his right, but Ralph foiled the attack with a clever half-nelson.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 1914VARIOUS
By a little feinting and dodging, he managed to get him between himself and the edge and then began pressing him furiously.
THROUGH APACHE LANDSR. H. JAYNE
But all this was mere feinting; the heavy fighting must be done by Birge.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
Feinting, dodging and parrying, the springing pair seemed everywhere at once, and their fists in a thousand places.
A CADET'S HONORUPTON SINCLAIR
Now Davis advanced, and, feinting rapidly with both hands, placed his right against Frank's mouth.
THE BOY ALLIES UNDER THE SEAROBERT L. DRAKE
Beyond feinting and several slowly delivered and ineffectual blows he did nothing save block and stall and clinch.
WHEN GOD LAUGHS AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
Feinting with his left he took a half-step backward, at the same time upper cutting with the whole strength of his right.
WHEN GOD LAUGHS AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
They had circled round several times, when Zeigler thought he saw his chance, and feinting quickly, let fly with his left.
BRAVE TOMEDWARD S. ELLIS
The air between the two men, feinting like boxers in their deadly duel, filled with whitish smoke.
THE MOUNTAIN DIVIDEFRANK H. SPEARMAN
After feinting till the Kahk would not strike, the pekan began a new manceuvre.
ROLF IN THE WOODSERNEST THOMPSON SETON
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