Examples of profess in a Sentence
He professes confidence in his friend.
They profess loyalty to the king.
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From coaches to players, the Philadelphia Eagles thanked Jesus, professed their love for Jesus, and expressed how Christ had provided strength through adversity.
One teenage love is professed over a school intercom, while another beckons for forgiveness Romeo and Juliet style.
Ellsworth and the other candidates — ex-health care systems consultant Paul Mango, state House Speaker Mike Turzai and state Sen. Scott Wagner — otherwise professed a desire to find savings or cut taxes.
Back in 2015, years before millennial pink had reached full saturation, Tyler, the Creator professed his love for the soft shade.
But despite taking on the role of the Bard in this musical, Pascal does not profess to have extensive knowledge of his character or of this form of theater.
Of course, Omarosa was only playing the role of outreach liaison — a role as theatrical as all her others, and as fictional as the White House’s professed interest in black constituents.
Photo: David Lees/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images Agnelli, who trained as a lawyer, never professed to have his grandfather’s business acumen.
Tur professes wonder at how her flimsy one-off assignment covering a never-was presidential hopeful morphed into must-see-TV.
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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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