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Synonyms for feigning

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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.
2012), little research exists on motives for other types of sexual behaviours such as feigning orgasm.
Even laypeople in PTSD psychopathological criteria were able to qualify for the diagnosis on a checklist, with feigning rates ranging from 86 to 94% (Resnick, West, & Payne, 2008).
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.
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.
So it was shock indeed to find myself caught out Sunday - feigning disinterest, I found my eyes firmly fixed instead on Rafael Nadal's rather impressive biceps, And it may have taken nothing more than, - muscle tone to lure me in, but I was hooked.
Within the context of motor vehicle accidents, the focus of medical-legal assessment can no longer be restricted to the traditional role of diagnosing disorders and must encompass the detection of feigning (American Psychiatric Association, 2002).
Another anti-predator behavior is death feigning (immobilization reflex)(Lancini (1986) to what some snake species recur when disturbed.
of California, Los Angeles, and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center) compiles 20 chapters on symptom feigning in neuropsychological testing.