Faint / Feint

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Read the statements below and write in the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

Faint is a verb that means to lose consciousness.

Feint is a noun or a verb that has to do with deception, especially in an attack. A feint is an attack aimed at one place or point as a distraction from the intended spot of attack.

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  1. When Fred saw the needle the nurse was using to give him a shot, he (fainted, feinted).
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  3. The boxer (fainted, feinted) with a jab at his opponent's jaw before he landed a hit square into the opponent's stomach.
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  5. Some people are afraid of mice and (faint, feint) at the sight of them.
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  7. The fumes from the paint caused several of the employees to (faint, feint).
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  9. "(Faint, Feint)! Get around them!" the rather sophisticated crowd yelled to the quarterback as he rushed into the defensive line.
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