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pose1

pose1

 
 
pronunciation:
poz
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: posed, poses, posing
definition 1: to take or hold a position.
We posed for a photograph at the park.
synonyms:
sit
similar words:
model
definition 2: to pretend to be what one is not.
The detective posed as a criminal to solve the case.
synonyms:
act, masquerade
similar words:
counterfeit, fake, feign, pretend
definition 3: to present or offer.
The teacher posed a question to the class.
synonyms:
advance, propose, suggest
similar words:
offer
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fixed position of the body.
The dancer held her pose for a few seconds.
 
synonyms:
attitude
similar words:
air, bearing, carriage, cast, look, position, situation
definition 2: a way of acting in order to fool people.
That woman may look rich, but it is only a pose.
synonyms:
show
similar words:
act, display
derivation: posingly (adv.)
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