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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
  1. To give a mental existence to something that is not real or actual; to imagine; to invent; to pretend; to form and relate as if true.
    He feigned that he had gone home at the appointed time.
  2. To represent by a false appearance of; to pretend; to counterfeit.
    The pupil feigned sickness on the day of his exam.
  3. To dissemble; to conceal.
    Jessica feigned the fact that she had not done her homework.




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