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Synonyms for feigning

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Mendoza said the seven had one modus operandi - pretending to ask for directions or feigning cluelessness and then convincing their victims to ride with them in their vehicle where they were convinced to part with their valuables.
clear directives to assess feigning in forensic exams in general and
There is a case for the FA to examine its stance on retrospective action for feigning injury or diving.
It confirmed that at the CHC found McCann was guilty of 'attempting to achieve an advantage by feigning an injury for which he should have been cautioned and shown a yellow card'.
Blatter said he finds diving for free-kicks and penalties or feigning injury "deeply irritating" and pointed out match officials have other powers available to them.
The forensic evaluation of PTSD is often problematic since it relies extensively or exclusively on the implicit assumption of the accurate self-reporting of psychological symptoms, making it vulnerable to the feigning or exaggeration of symptoms in order to obtain financial compensation and disability status or to elude criminal responsibility for offences and/or mitigate the associated penalties.
Pallekele, Mar 13(ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has rejected the popular impression that Umar Akmal could be feigning an injury again.
Even if Oregon could somehow prove opponents are feigning injuries in an attempt to slow the rapid pace of the nation's No.
"But that (McGregor feigning injury) is an absolute disgrace and he's got the cheek to continue and try to blame someone else.
Although fewer males feigned death on d 3 of starvation (Miyatake 2001b), our results did not show definite reductions in the proportion of male feigning death and the duration of their death-feigning over 10 d.
(24) Shakespeare created a number of situations in which he expected playgoers to realize without any overt explanation in the dialogue that a character is feigning or has feigned a self-addressed speech.
Manco Mitevski in Utrinski vesnik says that the deadline for meeting the responsibilities set by the EC is approaching, while the Macedonian government, which has been feigning work and reform for three years, is now running about, trying to adopt the law on civil servants as soon as possible and catch the last train.
She's not wrong and - good for her - neither is she feigning modesty like so many actresses and models do.
The Glasgow giants fined Kyle Lafferty for feigning injury following his theatrical reaction to a head-tohead with Charlie Mulgrew, which saw the Aberdeen defender sent off.
He said: "I've been told big Kyle was feigning injury so he could have been sent off himself."