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Sample sentences for the GRE study word feint

feint can be used as a verb
feint can be used as a noun

1.Young as he was, however, he had sense enough to make a feint of feeling great regret at going away. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2.Young Jerry, who had only made a feint of undressing when he went to bed, was not long after his father. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
3.May not even this be a feint that will increase your triumph by affording a wider scope for your revenge. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.Jekyll had returned to his own shape and was sitting down, with a darkened brow, to make a feint of breakfasting. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
5.I acted in the capacity of backer, or best-man, to the bridegroom while a little limp pew-opener in a soft bonnet like a baby's, made a feint of being the bosom friend of Miss Skiffins. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.Peter was a superb swordsman, and parried with dazzling rapidity ever and anon he followed up a feint with a lunge that got past his foe's defence, but his shorter reach stood him in ill stead, and he could not drive the steel home. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
7.The attack on Hougomont was something of a feint the plan was to draw Wellington thither, and to make him swerve to the left. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.They placed themselves on guard the stranger made a feint and a lunge, and that so rapidly that when Monsieur Porthos came to the PARADE, he had already three inches of steel in his breast. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.Seeing that I meant to dodge, he also paused and a moment or two passed in feints on his part and corresponding movements upon mine. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
10.The king and the cardinal are the best of friends their apparent bickerings are only feints to deceive fools. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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