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How to Pronounce feint?

Correct pronunciation for the word "feint" is [fˈe͡ɪnt], [fˈe‍ɪnt], [f_ˈeɪ_n_t].

What are the misspellings for feint?

"Feint" in context

Feint is a verb used to describe a strategy of deception in various activities such as fencing, martial arts, or even military activity. It involves purposefully misleading an opponent in order to gain an advantage. Feinting can be done with footwork, weapon movement, physical mimicry, using one technique to cover an otherwise different technique, or even by changing tempos. The use of feinting can be for offensive purposes, such as setting up a opening for an attack, or to mislead an opponent and cause them to become exposed.

Feinting can also be used defensively.

What are similar-sounding words for feint?

Usage over time for feint:

This graph shows how "feint" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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