Examples of profess in a Sentence
He professes confidence in his friend.
They profess loyalty to the king.
Recent Examples of profess from the Web
Over the years, Swearingen has consistently professed his innocence.
Trump had professed himself to be open to the idea of sending Saipov to Guantanamo in a seemingly off-the-cuff answer to questions from reporters.
The Cowboys didn’t believe even though professed his innocence and was proven right.
Remember even 21 years ago, when Mary Kay Letourneau, a 34-year-old married teacher and mother, professed her love for a 12-year-old student?
Her stalker, professing his love for Bullock, jumped her fence and broke into her locked home, awakening the actress.
But the Seahawks professed to be thrilled to get him for a one-year deal worth up to $8 million and are counting on Joeckel to solidify the left side of the offensive line.
In a follow-up Facebook post, Nige says that Foerster recorded himself and sent the video to her as a way of professing his love.
That’s carrying prohibitionist zeal to a hysterical level in a city that professes to honor its agricultural heritage.
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Origin and Etymology of profess
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsact, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, pass (for), pretend, feign, put on, sham, simulate
Related Wordsdissimulate, impersonate, let on, masquerade, play, playact, pose; forge, imitate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; feint; malinger
Near Antonymsminimize, understate; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook
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