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To influence, usually emotionally
“Our son claims that romantic comedies don't affect him in the least.”
To present a false appearance of
“These affect an air of tired superiority in a world of unoriginal humorists.”
To take on an affectation
“Rosalinda, who was also invited to the party, arrives there, affecting the airs of a Hungarian countess.”
(somewhat rare) To go to or spend time in often
“Vincent and his entourage were known to affect all the fancy clubs in town.”
(rare) To have an attraction to or feel affection for someone
“There is a lady in the country to whom I affect deeply.”
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