Examples of profess in a Sentence
He professes confidence in his friend.
They profess loyalty to the king.
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Some purists professed to be horrified, but word got out that the song was included at Hannan's request.
But during Monday’s meeting — attended in a packed council chamber by dozens of sports fans, union members and local community groups and activists professing support for the deal — questions on mitigating traffic took center stage.
Along the way, Kesha swore off jerks at least a half-dozen times, and professed her gratitude to her fans at least three dozen times.
Swearingen has long professed his innocence, though the Willis man is still slated for execution in November.
Murad was fearful, says Ms. Hasan, because her captors had forced her to profess conversion to Islam.
In a commitment ceremony that no one can quite determine as being legal or not, the two BFFs dress like perfect snowbunnies to profess their love and devotion to one another.
Former University of Louisville star quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is professing to have a target date for his return to NFL game action for the Minnesota Vikings.
Initially, the board professed shock and surprise at the allegations aimed at Weinstein.
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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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