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not genuine or sincere

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not genuine

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Crooks suddenly broke up his feigned trading establishment, embarked his men and effects, and, after giving the astonished rear-guard of savages a galling and indignant message to take to their countrymen, pushed down the river with all speed, sparing neither oar nor paddle, day nor night, until fairly beyond the swoop of these river hawks.
The open envelope was addressed (evidently in a feigned hand-writing) to 'Mrs.
It was again in a feigned handwriting, and it contained these words:
The other, seeing that he must be attacked, fell flat on the ground, and when the Bear came up and felt him with his snout, and smelt him all over, he held his breath, and feigned the appearance of death as much as he could.
Its attitude is summed up in the words of the Muses to the writer of the "Theogony": `We can tell many a feigned tale to look like truth, but we can, when we will, utter the truth' ("Theogony"
If Barbicane had only thought of furnishing us with a diving apparatus and an air-pump, I could have ventured out and assumed fanciful attitudes of feigned monsters on the top of the projectile.
Well, old Michel," replied Barbicane, "you would not have made a feigned monster long, for in spite of your diver's dress, swollen by the expansion of air within you, you would have burst like a shell, or rather like a balloon which has risen too high.
He feigned, therefore, some excuse of business for his departure, and promised to return soon again; and took leave of his brother with so well-dissembled content, that, as the captain played his part to the same perfection, Allworthy remained well satisfied with the truth of the reconciliation.
He feigned at first, and in doing so brought it on.
For her sake, I wished to conceal it--for her sake, still, I tell this story under feigned names.
He has feigned it often enough to me, of late,' said Trent.
MALACHY O'ROURKE admitted he'd be disappointed if Tyrone's Tiernan McCann feigned injury to get Darren Hughes dismissed.
Despite potentially failing to find a partner or sexual activity appealing, men may have feigned orgasm to buttress their partner's self-esteem or contribute to her perception of mutuality or reciprocity.
In a statement, EPCR said it followed "an act contrary to good sportsmanship in the 43rd minute in that he (Huget) deliberately feigned an injury in contravention of Law 10.