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Overview of noun pose

The noun pose has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) airs, pose

(affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me")

2. pose

(a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes)

3. affectation, mannerism, pose, affectedness

(a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display)


Overview of verb pose

The verb pose has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) present, pose

(introduce; "This poses an interesting question")

2. (4) model, pose, sit, posture

(assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often")

3. (1) pose, impersonate, personate

(pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter")

4. pose, posture

(behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others; "Don't pay any attention to him

5. put, set, place, pose, position, lay

(put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

6. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

(be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me

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