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feign

feign - Dictionary definition and meaning for word feign

Definition
(verb) make believe with the intent to deceive
Synonyms : affect , dissemble , pretend , sham
Example Sentence
  • He feigned that he was ill
  • He shammed a headache

Definition
(verb) make a pretence of
Synonyms : assume , sham , simulate
Example Sentence
  • She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger
  • he feigned sleep

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for feign

feign(sounds with foreign)foreign ppl always try to decieve our country
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by nihari309

fena hin lena. this advertisement trying to mislead others
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by nagendra.cse

relate feign to fine. wen ur frnd asks "wht is the thing tht is worrying u?". and wen u say FINE(then ur pretending)....
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by kirthikian

feign -or- f-or-eign? Pretending or really a foreigner?
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by codenamecp

cut it as (f+reign) i.e s.o doing fake reign he is pretending to be ruler
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by saravpreet.302

Just understand the following sentence: We must break the REIGN, of politicians who FEIGN, who think they are DEIGN.
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by kartikey31

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by savakarv

fe =fee + ign=gin, he pretened that he has bought gin from the fee money
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by omganesh

sounds like fane, when pronounced, rhymes with fake, so one who pretends
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by nikhilparasher

Feign~foreign : ppl(locals) always deceive foreign ppl..
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by jaiganesh

the FINS of a fish PRETEND to be like wings of birds under water
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by joxeusindia

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