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feign

  

      vb  
1    to put on a show of (a quality or emotion); pretend  
to feign innocence     
2    tr   to make up; invent  
to feign an excuse     
3    tr   to copy; imitate  
to feign someone's laugh     
     (C13: from Old French feindre to pretend, from Latin fingere to form, shape, invent)  
  feigner      n  
  feigningly      adv  
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v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.
n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
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