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feint
(n)
faint
Meaning

a pretended blow intended to mislead one's opponent

1st Sample Sentence

In the championship boxing match, the challenger made a feint at the defending champion, tricking him into raising both hands to protect his face, whereupon he struck him in the abdomen.

Mnemonics

The boxer was faked out by his opponent's feint. He then fainted because the blow he received was very strong. Relate it to the word feign which means to deceive

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