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fakes out

verb
present tense third-person singular of fake out

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1 to cause to believe what is untrue
  • my friends faked me out for a whole day, letting me think that they had forgotten my birthday

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2 to elude (an opponent in a sports contest) by making a deceptive or agile movement
  • used a quick between-the-legs dribble to fake out the flat-footed defender

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“Fakes out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fakes%20out. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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