Howe faked the shot to Worsley's left, and Worsley went down on the ice to that side.
Schwarzkogler faked the 1969 film of his self-castration, and fell, perhaps accidentally, from a window three years later.
On the other side of the ledger, the firm reportedly filed hundreds of faked voter registration forms in Florida this year.
Impatient and dismissive, punctuated by forced, faked little laughs and peevish demands for more airtime.
In fact, according to Guardia, hotel surveillance cameras show that van der Sloot faked his early-morning coffee run.
This gent, he says, has faked up a false charge against him and gives him a heap o trouble.
Some said that she faked her ancestors when she come in too.
I fancy one could get on tolerably well with this faked tobacco, aided by a bit of imagination and a strong throat.
Give me some evidence that they were faked, and I'll be happy to reinspect your views.
He pivoted, faked a pass to Chub, and dropped the ball through the basket.
attested in London criminal slang as adjective (1775), verb (1812), and noun (1851, of persons 1888), but probably older. A likely source is feague "to spruce up by artificial means," from German fegen "polish, sweep," also "to clear out, plunder" in colloquial use. "Much of our early thieves' slang is Ger. or Du., and dates from the Thirty Years' War" [Weekley]. Or it may be from Latin facere "to do." Related: Faked; fakes; faking.
: Sham; deceptive
A sham or deception; something spurious (1827+)
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr earlier feak, feague, or fig, ''to spruce up, esp by deceptive artificial means''; perhaps ultimately fr German fegen, ''clean, furbish,'' or Latin facere, ''to do'']