Definition of Feintest
1. feint [adj] - See also: feint
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feintest
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Literary usage of Feintest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"How impossible to convey to the Northern mind the feintest idea of the wild, incredulous, speechless amazement of the Southern woman on being informed that ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1864)
"... the feintest indicating the presence of hydrogen, the next some unknown element, and the third a line which coincides with the brightest of nitrogen, ..."
3. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1861)
"... as was her custom, when tlie very feintest hue of dawn streaked the horizon. A hen who has seen a hawk balancing his wings and cawing in mid air over ..."
4. Travels in the United States, Etc., During 1849 and 1850 by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1851)
"... seeing they had no chance of then overpowering their adversaries, or attacking them with the feintest prospect of victory, abandoned for a time the ..."
5. The Christian Baptist by Alexander Campbell (1828)
"... and the official authority now attached to it; and you have a transaction and institu- " ion conjured up, of which the feintest trace is notto he found ..."