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pose

 
Noun pose has 3 senses
  1. airs, pose - affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
    --1 is a kind of affectedness
    Derived form: verb pose4
  2. pose - a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
    --2 is a kind of
    position, posture, attitude
    Derived form: verb pose2
  3. affectation, mannerism, pose, affectedness - a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
    --3 is a kind of pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning
    --3 has particulars: attitude; radical chic
    Derived form: verb pose4
Verb pose has 6 senses
  1. present, pose - introduce; "This poses an interesting question"
    --1 is one way to constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. model, pose, sit, posture - assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
    --2 is one way to expose, exhibit, display
    Derived forms: noun pose2, noun poser2, noun posing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. pose, impersonate, personate - pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter"
    --3 is one way to deceive, betray, lead astray
    Derived form: noun poser1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s PP
  4. pose, posture - behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others; "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"
    --4 is one way to behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry
    Derived forms: noun pose3, noun pose1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  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"
    --5 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentence:
    They pose the bags on the table
  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--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
    --6 is one way to confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
    Derived form: noun poser3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
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