feint feint  /ˈfeɪnt/


  1. (n) any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
  2. (v) deceive by a mock action


  1. Day before the attack, by way of feint, heavy concentrations of vehicles and men were massed east of the town, near the sea.
  2. Indian security analysts are concerned that the move may be a feint by Pakistan's all-powerful military to buy time.
  3. This was a scouting mission, a risk-filled feint supported by air power, an attempt to get an edge for the eventual showdown, Zabriskie writes.


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    SCENIC VIEW: Although the “view from the top” of the Moss mining operation is well worth it, the drive up the mountain is not for the feint of heart. Contributed
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Mohave Daily News


  1. Tajima said: "The mountain is not a place for the feint hearted - it's a very specialised course, long and very challenging with its own unique characteristics that take years to come to terms with. Car set-up is also something that is unique to...
    on Jun 30, 2009 By: Nobuhiro Tajima Source: Autocar

  2. "It's a very unforgiving league," Brey said. "As [former commissioner] Dave Gavitt said last year, it's not for the feint of heart. Getting up there and staying there is very difficult, and that's what I like about our regular-season...
    on Mar 2, 2008 By: Mike Brey Source: ESPN

  3. Hondo confirms the plan: "As they started to slow, Petacchi gave me a sign that I should feint a sprint, so as to up the tempo again. I felt good and it worked. Petacchi needs a high tempo at the end of the race to win."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Danilo Hondo Source: VeloNation

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