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Noun
A particular way of behaving adopted in order to impress or to give a false impression
“When you don't know what you're doing it's usually best to adopt the pose of masterful inactivity and do nothing.”
Noun
A way of standing or sitting, especially in order to be photographed, painted, or drawn
“He's photographed in a graceful pose of dance, his facial expression and gesticulations unmistakably feminine.”
Verb
Assume a particular position in order to be photographed, painted, or drawn
“But although his eyes were open the rest of him was still stretched out on the bed, in the same pose she assumed he'd maintained all night.”
Verb
Behave affectedly in order to impress others
“Some people like to drive kit cars, but most just like to pose in them.”
Verb
To set before the mind for consideration
“We the electorate now have a chance to pose questions and raise the political debate on this issue in the run up to the forthcoming election.”
Verb
To constitute (a danger, a threat, a risk, etc)
“They advise against the sales of items that could be faulty and pose a danger risk like the brakes failing on a pushchair.”
Verb
To place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of effect
“And you could pose them in compromising positions.”
Verb
To throw into a state of mental uncertainty
“… utterly posed by the barrage of questions.”
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