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Feigning
Feign Feign, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Feigned; p. pr. & vb. n. Feigning.] [OE. feinen, F. feindre (p. pr. feignant), fr. L. fingere; akin to L. figura figure,and E. dough. See Dough, and cf. Figure, Faint, Effigy, Fiction.] 1. To give a mental existence to, as to something not real or actual; to imagine; to invent; hence, to pretend; to form and relate as if true. There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart. --Neh. vi. 8. The poet Did feign that Orpheus drew trees, stones, and floods. --Shak. 2. To represent by a false appearance of; to pretend; to counterfeit; as, to feign a sickness. --Shak. 3. To dissemble; to conceal. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Feigning
Feigning Feign"ing, a. That feigns; insincere; not genuine; false. -- Feign"ing*ly, adv.

Meaning of Feigning from wikipedia

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- for treason, and beheaded. Maitland claimed that Chastelard's ardour was feigned, and that he was part of a Huguenot plot to discredit Mary by tarnishing...
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- was able to continue the appearance of a still-functional constitution. Feigning reluctance, he accepted a ten-year responsibility of overseeing provinces...
- capital, Samarkand's garrison launched a counterattack. Genghis Khan, feigning retreat, drew about half of Samarkand's garrison outside the city's fortifications...
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