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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

fena hin lena. this advertisement trying to mislead others

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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