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profess

pro·fess

profess

 
 
pronunciation:
pr fes
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part of speech: verb
inflections: professed, professes, professing
definition 1: to claim or state as true.
She professed sadness but felt none.
synonyms:
allege, claim
similar words:
assume, declare, fake, feign
definition 2: to make known out in the open.
The bride and groom professed their love for each other.
synonyms:
affirm
similar words:
acknowledge, admit, announce, confess, declare, own up to, proclaim, pronounce
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