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English noun: feint

1. feint (act) any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)

Broader (hypernym)maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

Narrower (hyponym)fake, juke

English verb: feint

1. feint (creation) deceive by a mock action

SamplesThe midfielder feinted to shoot.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)assume, feign, sham, simulate

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