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    feint

    feint - Dictionary definition and meaning for word feint

    Definition
    (noun) any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack) Definition
    (verb) deceive by a mock action
    Example Sentence
    • The midfielder feinted to shoot
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for feint

The boxer was faked out by his opponent's feint. He then fainted because the blow he received was very strong.

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Relate it to the word feign which means to deceive

David Villa was unable to get a penalty after his pretentious faint during a feint tackle

FAINT...while playing Table Tennis I made the tubelight FAINT to distract the attention of my opponent

"Feign(pretend/fake)"+"Trick"->to deceive and trick people by feigning sth

faith becomes feint i.e. faithless.

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