- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of feign.
“Connolly does not know what is happening in his district? gee I thought I heard him support the terrorists moving into Alexandria now he feigns ignorance.”
“Initially, at the shelter, he feigns aloofness: No rush.”
“She feigns illness to lure her sister away from her busy planning, but she has an even more twisted (and cruelly delayed) trick in store.”
“Now that the President has created a proposal that is written in a way that all but compells Reps to enter the discussion, now that he has backed them into a corner with their own words, Mr. Boehner clutches his pearls and feigns outrage (again).”
“There's the disillusioned doctor with a sideline as a coke dealer; a spiritualist who feigns illness to gain access to the hospital's ghosts; the Down's syndrome kitchen helpers who seem attuned to the weird goings on; and the lovesick medical student.”
“Combatants run on and off, variously dispatching each other while being mocked by the brilliant Falstaff, a fat rogue attired as a soldier, who feigns death once the battle gets too nasty.”
“Judging by the reactions to McGinn's statement about the budget, and how many Publicola commenters reacted to Tim Harris 'recent opinion piece, if you don't sugarcoat truthful statements, establishment Seattle feigns outrage and gets a case of the vapors. Soapboxin”
“It's Abed, naturally, behind the camera, impassively observing the fallout at the hospital as Pierce feigns dying so he can bequeath devious gifts — or, as Jeff intuits, "complex acts of psychological vengeance," including resurrecting the specter of Jeff's absent dad.”
“At least the one guy in that clip [i] feigns [/i] humorous skepticism.”
“Coach, cap over his eyes, feigns sleep behind his office door.”
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