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Definition of feint:

  1. A mock blow or attack on one part when another part is intended to be struck; - said of certain movements in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
  2. Feigned; counterfeit.
  3. That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
  4. To make a feint, or mock attack.

Synonyms:

imposture, shenanigan, distraction, wile, means, honest, gimmick, take-in, jig, sleight.

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