Definition of feign:
move, involve, acquire, profess, put on, make believe, impact, seize, sham, touch, pass, regard, bear, adopt, play out, fake, true, impress, strike, touch on, mask, venture, claim, pretend, take, play-act, model, affect, hazard, get into, bear upon, assume, take up, pose, appropriate, simulate, don, arrogate, act, wear, cloak, dissemble, honest, tease, postulate, presume, play along, guess, bluff, bear on, accept, take on, take for granted, make, keep up, take over, usurp.
- imitate (part of speech: verb)
- pretend (part of speech: verb)
He could easily feign relaxation here in the library of " Greyrock," as long as he looked only at these familiar inanimate things and avoided the five people gathered in the room with him, for all of them were enemies.- "Dearest", Henry Beam Piper.
- "Fated to Be Free", Jean Ingelow.
- "Countess Erika's Apprenticeship", Ossip Schubin.