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feint
used in Babbitt

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Definition
any distracting or deceptive maneuver; or the act of making the maneuver
  • The lessons start with simple movements practised before your mirror—holding out your hand for a coin, the breast-stroke in swimming, etc. Before you realize it you are striking scientifically, ducking, guarding and feinting, just as if you had a real opponent before you.'
    Chapter 6 (56% in)

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