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feigned
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • When the day of the murder planned by Smerdyakov came, we have him falling downstairs in a feigned fit—with what object?
  • But he may not have been feigning at all, the fit may have happened quite naturally, but it may have passed off quite naturally, and the sick man may have recovered, not completely perhaps, but still regaining consciousness, as happens with epileptics.
  • "The talented prosecutor, with extraordinary subtlety, sketched for us all the arguments for and against the hypothesis of Smerdyakov’s guilt, and asked us in particular what motive he had in feigning a fit.

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  • She feigned sleep.
  • She feigned indifference.

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