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    pose - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pose

    Definition
    (noun) affected manners intended to impress others
    Synonyms : airs
    Example Sentence
    • don't put on airs with me
    Definition
    (noun) a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes Definition
    (noun) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display Definition
    (verb) introduce
    Synonyms : present
    Example Sentence
    • This poses an interesting question
    Definition
    (verb) assume a posture as for artistic purposes
    Synonyms : model , posture , sit
    Example Sentence
    • We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often
    Definition
    (verb) pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    Synonyms : impersonate , personate
    Example Sentence
    • She posed as the Czar's daughter
    Definition
    (verb) behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
    Synonyms : posture
    Example Sentence
    • Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!
    • She postured and made a total fool of herself
    Definition
    (verb) put into a certain place or abstract location
    Synonyms : lay , place , position , put , set
    Example Sentence
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point
    Definition
    (verb) be a mystery or bewildering to
    Example Sentence
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
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