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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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