from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of fake.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or method of stowing a shot-line around the pins of a faking-box, or of coiling a cable.
- n. The art or practice of concealing the defects of animals by artificial means; swindling.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I see no sense in "faking" conversation for the sake of teaching language.
Russia is claiming Reuters is again faking photos.
A man who made his name faking lunacy built an extraordinarily large home we all considered horrifically gaudy, but nobody objected more than the girl whose parents owned the previous "biggest of the big houses."
** Richard Adelfin faking a press badge and getting into all the events
Unless you call faking low blows, holding, and headbutting enough.
You just can't say a guy is "faking" - it's like when you'd complain of having headaches in HS to leave the classroom.
I don’t like to use the word faking, but most people would so describe it.
Or perhaps the idea of faking behavior and taste to find approval from peers was a less than palatable option.
Seems like a lot of bakeries took issue with the idea of faking it.
Moreover, Democrats need to make the case that this attack on Wilson was motivated by a darker goal: the need to discredit someone who was exposing one of the Bush administration's gravest crimes -- namely faking evidence of an active Iraqi nuclear weapons program.
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