Sentence Examples


  • She tried to feign innocence but her eyes were probably full of mischief instead.
  • If they served something she couldn't eat, she'd feign illness.
  • Cassie drew her brows down to feign a stern expression.
  • They are entirely insectivorous, bask on the broiling hot sand and then can run fast enough; otherwise they are sluggish, dig themselves into the sand by a peculiar shuffling motion of the fringed edges of their flattened bodies, and when surprised they feign death.
  • Whatever permanence or identity is ascribed to an impression or idea is the result of association, is one of those " propensities to feign " which are due to natural connexions among ideas.

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