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feint in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfeintfeint1 /feɪnt/ noun [countable]  DSa movement or an attack that is intended to deceive an opponent, especially in boxing
Examples from the Corpus
feintAs a rule of thumb, always use a rear foot kick after a feint.Lord George Murray's march had indeed been a feint.One might well conclude the dismissal was a feint, a hollow gesture to allay perceived public outrage.I talked to every parent but her, and every word was a feint to conceal my obsession.But until the weather here turns cool again and the race heats up, look for a steady stream of empty feints.One false feint to the groin, then up and round in a semi-arc to slice the enemy between helmet and hauberk.Disguise Disguise your steps with feints that make the opponent blink, or which divert his attention elsewhere.