- Affected manners intended to impress others.
- usage: "don't put on airs with me"
- synonyms: airs
- A posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes.
- A deliberate pretense or exaggerated display.
- usage: "This poses an interesting question"
- synonyms: present
- Assume a posture as for artistic purposes.
- usage: "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
- Pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions.
- usage: "She posed as the Czar's daughter"
- Behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others.
- usage: "Don't pay any attention to him-he is always posing to impress his peers"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"
- synonyms: posture
- Put into a certain place or abstract location.
- usage: "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
- Be a mystery or bewildering to.
- usage: "This beats me"; "Got me-I don't know the answer"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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