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feigning (3 the sense ‘sing softly, hum’ was in use in the 15th-16th cent.)
1. inventive, imaginative AYL. III. iii. 22 “the truest poetry is the most feigning.”
2. deceitful MND. I. i. 31 “feigning love.”
3. singing softly MND. I. i. 31 “feigning voice.”
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    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 3.3
    • William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1.1
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