What is feign?

  • (verb): Make a pretence of.
    Synonyms: simulate, assume, sham
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on feign:

Kamo (Bolshevik) - Captures and Trials
... in Berlin, Kamo received a note from Krasin through his lawyer Oscar Kohn telling Kamo to feign insanity so that he would be declared unfit to stand trial ... In 1909, Kamo was extradited to a Russian prison where he continued to feign insanity ... This time while imprisoned, Kamo did not feign insanity and was given four death sentences ...
The World Of Lily Wong
... The World of Lily Wong was a comic strip by Larry Feign (an American-born Hong Kong resident) which began in 1986, running until 2001 ... The criticism of abuses by the People's Republic of China earned Feign prizes from Amnesty International in 1996 and 1997 ... However, Larry Feign's political dialogue in the Lily Wong comics has caused mainland influenced media outlets to shun him ...
Larry Feign
... Larry Feign (born December 5, 1955), an American-born cartoonist and writer, is best known for his comic strip The World of Lily Wong ... Feign started cartooning professionally in 1980 in Honolulu, where he worked as a caricature artist in the International Marketplace ... From 1998-2000 Feign lived in London, where he produced a comic strip known as The Royals, which satirized the antics of the British Royal Family, and a weekly political ...

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Famous quotes containing the word feign:

    We feign pity when we want to demonstrate our ascendancy over feelings of hostility: but usually in vain. Whenever we notice this, there is an accompanying surge in those hostile sensations.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    But old folks—many feign as they were dead,
    Unwieldy, slow, heavy, and pale as lead.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Nothing is dead: men feign themselves dead, and endure mock funerals and mournful obituaries, and there they stand looking out of the window, sound and well, in some new and strange disguise.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)