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feigned
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • But, he feigned not to notice the two strangers, and fell into discourse with the triumvirate of customers who were drinking at the counter.
  • This time, Mr. Lorry feigned to go out when he could extract no answer from him, and, after remaining absent for an hour, returned.
  • Madame Defarge returned to her counter to get the wine, and, as he took up a Jacobin journal and feigned to pore over it puzzling out its meaning, he heard her say, "I swear to you, like Evremonde!"
  • Impossible, here in raging Paris, with Suspicion filling the air, for you to outlive denunciation, when you are in communication with another aristocratic spy of the same antecedents as yourself, who, moreover, has the mystery about him of having feigned death and come to life again!

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  • She feigned sleep.
  • She feigned indifference.

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