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feint
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Definition
any distracting or deceptive maneuver; or the act of making the maneuver
  • I had soon dressed, as well as I was able, in clothes of my own size: had soon passed through the house, where Bradshaw stared and drew back at seeing Mr. Hyde at such an hour and in such a strange array; and ten minutes later, Dr. Jekyll had returned to his own shape and was sitting down, with a darkened brow, to make a feint of breakfasting.
    p. 94.6

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