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feigned
used in The Merchant of Venice

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Definition
pretended — usually pretending to feel something
  • ...and unhandled colts, Fetching mad bounds, bellowing and neighing loud, Which is the hot condition of their blood; If they but hear perchance a trumpet sound, Or any air of music touch their ears, You shall perceive them make a mutual stand, Their savage eyes turn'd to a modest gaze By the sweet power of music: therefore the poet Did feign that Orpheus drew trees, stones, and floods; Since nought so stockish, hard, and full of rage, But music for the time doth change his nature.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Belmont. The avenue to PORTIA's house (26% in)

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