What is feign?

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

Some articles on feign:

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 comic strip for Time magazine's international ...
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 ...
Kamo (Bolshevik) - Captures and Trials
... 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 ...

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Famous quotes containing the word feign:

    His friends he loved. His direst earthly foes—
    Cats—I believe he did but feign to hate.
    My hand will miss the insinuated nose,
    Mine eyes the tail that wagg’d contempt at Fate.
    Sir William Watson (1858–1935)

    Men who think deeply appear to be comedians in their dealings with others because they always have to feign superficiality in order to be understood.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Of the two
    who feign anger,
    sulk in mock sleep,
    and give ear
    to the other’s halting sighs,
    who’s the winner?
    Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)