Beard asked, feigning ignorance.
They are clearly capable of feigning moderation.
“My favorite question,” Greenblatt said, feigning dismay.
Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly.
Gerry was in back, asleep, or feigning it.
The government accused him of feigning illness in order to drum up support.
But something about Mrs Merkel suggested that she was only feigning ignorance.
With everyone feigning rude health, a cure for the crisis can once again be put on hold.
The job requirements often include nudity and feigning seduction; provocation is a lever for sales.
He seemed pleased to be accosted by staff and patrons alike, feigning surprise at every compliment.
It's feigning humility to (seemingly) coyly brag, hoping to reap the benefits of both humbleness and awareness of your accomplishments.
Later, she felt that he had manipulated her by feigning professional interest in her, and she doubted that she had ever been under serious consideration.
“Feigning concern for an overweight person’s health is a fairly transparent way of telling them they should lose weight, and that’s not OK,” Freeman explained to The Independent.
Although not seriously hurt, he is browbeaten by his shyster lawyer and brother-in-law, Willie Gingrich (Matthau), into feigning serious injury in order to collect an insurance payment.
We see each performer privately adopt a persona: in an elevator, Verdon slaps on a warm grin; Fosse poses a script on a table and then lounges in a chair, his feet up, feigning disinterest.
That's not how Rylance plays the lawyer, opting instead to characterise him as a wily intellectual feigning a low-status persona to generate sympathy and subvert authority in equal measure.
It was unclear whether he’d picked up on Delphine’s matchmaking signals or was just feigning interest in my career because he thought my life had been ruined forever during one of his classes.
The result, which includes staged tragicomic sequences feigning Richard’s death and afterlife, plus the behind-the-scenes story of producing them, is a metafictional exploration of the metaphysical.
The uniformed observer, who did not know which subjects were feigning and which were not, performed various neurological tests on the men, and monitored the activity of their leg muscles with electrodes stuck to their skin.
The Vaine-glory which consisteth in the feigning or supposing of abilities in ourselves, which we know are not, is most incident to young men, and nourished by the Histories or Fictions of Gallant Persons; and is corrected often times by Age, and Employment.
- pretending with intention to deceive
- the act of giving a false appearance
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