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- n. Plural form of feigning.
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Steadily, these feignings of his fancy grew more terrible, more absorbing.
He feels himself as if this might be said of him; and he asks in _Gerard de Lairesse_ if he has lost the poetic touch, the poetic spirit, because he writes of the soul, of facts, of things invisible -- not of fancy's feignings, not of the things perceived by the senses?
There had been no female feignings either, affected misapprehensions, gapy ignorances, and snaky subterfuges, and the like, familiar to men who have the gentle twister in grip.
With feignings sweet, low notes and warbles choice: