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feint

verb [I or T] uk   us   /feɪnt/
especially in football and boxing, to pretend to move, or to make a move, in a particular direction in order to deceive an opponent: [+ to infinitive] Callas feinted to pass the ball and then shot it into the net. He feinted a shot to the left.
feint
noun [C] uk   us  
He produced a brilliant feint, passed two defenders, and smashed the ball into the net.
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