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feign (verb) pretend.

To feign is to put on a false appearance, to pretend that you have a particular feeling. When you feign a headache, you just appear/pretend to be suffering from a headache to mislead people. You feign an interest in something, when you pretend interest in it.

  • To avoid interrogation by the police, the suspect feigned illness and claimed that he was suffering from chest pain.
  • Though he masterminded the plot to have the present manager removed, Jude feigned ignorance of the whole affair, and pretended to be sad at the departure of the manager.
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