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Noun
The assumption of an exaggerated pose or attitude
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“A clueless cad tries to woo a lady with his self-produced song and macho posturing, interpreting her disdain as approval.”
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The claim or pretense of holding beliefs, feelings, standards, qualities, opinions, or virtues that one does not actually possess
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The quality of being pretentious
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Stage acting
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Adjective
Deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style
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Adjective
Overly concerned with one's appearance or dress
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Exhibiting behavior or mannerisms considered unmasculine
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Strutting or blustering
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Appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely
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Excessively sentimental, overdone or vulgar
Verb
Present participle for to behave in a way that is intended to impress
“The 59-year-old Kerr can still posture like a rock star. He clearly demonstrated that he continues to enjoy what he does.”
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Present participle for to behave in a way that is intended to mislead
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“He tried lamely to posture as a hero, martyr, or tribune of the people, but then the play-acting withered.”
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Present participle for to behave in a very confident, arrogant, or self-important way
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Present participle for act
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Present participle for to boast about one's abilities or accomplishments
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Present participle for to pose for a painting or photograph
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Present participle for to place in a particular position or arrangement, for the sake of effect
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