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1. feint

verb. ['ˈfeɪnt'] deceive by a mock action.

Synonyms

  • simulate
  • feign
  • assume

Antonyms

  • stay
  • give
  • stand still
  • leave office

Etymology

  • feint (French)
  • feindre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Feint

  • constraint
  • restraint
  • jonassaint
  • complaint
  • repaint
  • acquaint
  • quaint
  • taint
  • saint
  • paint
  • faint
  • ain't

How do you pronounce feint?

Pronounce feint as feɪnt.

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2. feint

noun. ['ˈfeɪnt'] any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack).

Synonyms

  • tactical maneuver
  • maneuver
  • tactical manoeuvre
  • juke
  • fake

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • genuine
  • natural
  • undress

Etymology

  • feint (French)
  • feindre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with feint


1. Verb, base form
This so-called moment in the story may actually persist over some period of time, or the author may feint at the climax multiple times before bringing the characters to the final confrontation with the problem.

2. Adjective
However, telescopes are designed to view distant, feint objects and as such have larger lens diameters, as well as longer focal lengths and changeable eyepieces.

3. Noun, singular or mass
In some cases, for example at the surface of a window, you’ll notice a feint reflection that’s much less clearly-defined than you would see at a mirror.

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