hoax; trick; bluff;
to deceive someone by pretending to do something.
The player did a feint to the left and ran to the right. He made his opponent trip.
feint reminds of faint or to become dizzy.
we faint when we are tricked.
The realtor fell for the feint that we did not want the office. We pretended to not want it so we could get a better price.
(c) 2016 E. Carruthers