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Overview of noun feigning

The noun feigning has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. pretense, pretence, feigning, dissembling

(pretending with intention to deceive)

2. pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning

(the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending")


Overview of verb feign

The verb feign has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble

(make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache")

2. simulate, assume, sham, feign

(make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep")

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