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feigned
used in War and Peace

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Definition
pretended — usually pretending to feel something
  • "Ma chere, there is a time for everything," said the countess with feigned severity.
    Book One — 1805 (33% in)
  • Murat, seeing that all is lost if the sergeant is allowed to speak, turns to Auersperg with feigned astonishment (he is a true Gascon) and says: 'I don't recognize the world-famous Austrian discipline, if you allow a subordinate to address you like that!'
    Book Two — 1805 (57% in)
  • The wounded crept together in twos and threes and one could hear their distressing screams and groans, sometimes feigned—or so it seemed to Rostov.
    Book Three — 1805 (92% in)
  • She looked at the faces of the audience, seeking in them the same sense of ridicule and perplexity she herself experienced, but they all seemed attentive to what was happening on the stage, and expressed delight which to Natasha seemed feigned.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (40% in)
  • He glanced at Rostov with a feigned smile and waved his hand in greeting.
    Book Nine — 1812 (65% in)

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