Thesaurus > Related Words: feign

  Words related to feign

Related / Similar Words: sham, pretend, affect, dissemble, simulate, assume

 

Definition:
  • make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache";
  • make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep";

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    Hyponyms: play possum, take a dive, bull, fake, mouth, play, feint

     

    Grouped Verbs: make, pretend, make believe

     

    Derivational Morphology: hypocrite, dissembler, phony, phoney, pretender, pretense, pretence, feigning, dissembling, imposter, impostor, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player, pretending, simulation, postiche, malingerer, skulker

     

     
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