Feign sentence example

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  • Cassie drew her brows down to feign a stern expression.

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  • The kids always feign sleep when I go in to check on them.

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  • If they served something she couldn't eat, she'd feign illness.

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  • I wish you wouldn't feign illness on every first day of school.

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  • If you're feeling down, feign a quick smile to help boost your mood.

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  • Some animals, like the possum, feign death when they face danger.

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  • She tried to feign innocence but her eyes were probably full of mischief instead.

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  • To feign your own death is cruel to those who love and know you.

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  • Christy would feign a laugh every time her boyfriend made a joke, no matter how funny it was.

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  • My cousin would always feign excitement when we came to visit, but I knew she really didn't like sharing her room.

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  • I had to feign being busy when he called, because I was not in the mood to talk.

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  • Do n't feign incompetence around the house in some feeble attempt to get her to " do it for you " .

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  • Identity, then, whether of self or object, there is none, and the supposition of objects, distinct from impressions, is but a further consequence of our " propensity to feign."

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  • I would simply feign an inability to decide which of two playthings I really wanted.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • I would never feign a relationship with someone merely for personal gain.

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  • Please don't always feign happiness with me, I want you to be genuine.

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