His foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, said this week that Syria was only feigning interest in peace to win western legitimacy.
The whole point of being a pageant queen is to trot around in your bikini to be ogled at while feigning sexual naiveté.
The Islamabad establishment has been feigning ignorance for years.
Both the psychologist who oversaw the testing and Rosenbaum concluded that Ortega was not “feigning.”
They already know the answer, but they know by feigning ignorance they can create all this debate about it.
He lay still and silent, however, feigning death, for to have discovered himself would have resulted in his instant despatch.
The quality for which he is chiefly noted is his habit of feigning death.
At last I made up my mind, and feigning indisposition I left them sitting at the table—where they perhaps still are.
During a better spell the Master said, Yu has long been feigning.
And feigning sleep he listened, determined to hear the worst that could be said of him.
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.