He muttered some lame excuse, feigning making an error.
Tears filled her eyes and she climbed out of the recliner, stretching and feigning a yawn.
The weaving of damask was introduced in 1718 by James Blake, who had learned the secret of the process in the workshops at Drumsheugh near Edinburgh, to which he gained admittance by feigning idiocy; and since that date the linen trade has advanced by leaps and bounds, much of the success being due to the beautiful designs produced by the manufacturers.
How he expected to achieve that by feigning interest in the goats was a mystery, but at least he cared enough to make an effort.
From the 12th to 22nd of July he was fighting continually, but finally, on the 31st of July, his army was annihilated by overwhelming numbers near Segesvár (Schassburg), Bem only escaping by feigning death.