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feigned
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’Silence!’ said the old gentleman, feigning an anger he was far from feeling.
  • That the honest fellow had not been feigning emotion, was abundantly demonstrated by the very red eyes with which he regarded the young gentleman, when he turned round and addressed him.
  • Oliver thought he heard him sob, more than once; but he feared to interrupt him by any fresh remark—for he could well guess what his feelings were—and so stood apart, feigning to be occupied with his nosegay.
  • ’Do my hi’s deceive me!’ cried Mr. Bumble, with ill-feigned enthusiasm, ’or is that little Oliver?

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  • She feigned sleep.
  • She feigned indifference.

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