She says she was released when she feigned acceptance of their dogma.
When Barbara Walters shut him down, he feigned hurt feelings and curled up on Rosie O'Donnell's lap.
In the new world order where every diner is a critic, there is a lot of feigned expertise.
He feigned nonchalance; just a couple neighborhood kids messing around, he said, nothing to worry about.
What serves as a point of departure in Prague is the defining obsession of The Tragedy of Arthur: what is real, what feigned?
But she feigned the greatest indifference, teased him into opposition.
To change the conversation Thérèse feigned concern about her own future.
And as for Dave, no suspicion crossed his mind that the old lady's professions of regret were feigned.
And the Lady Rochford lay where she had feigned to faint, straining her ears.
I glanced at Gerald as I took it: his countenance betrayed, or feigned, an astonishment equal to my own.
c.1300, from Old French feign-, present participle stem of feindre "pretend, represent, imitate, shirk" (12c.), from Latin fingere "to touch, handle; devise; fabricate, alter, change" (see fiction). Related: Feigned; feigning.