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professes

verb
present tense third-person singular of profess

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1 to present a false appearance of
  • professed friendship while secretly plotting revenge

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2 to state clearly and strongly
  • the lonely woman professed her love in a series of letters to the soldier

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3 to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • he professed his innocence to anyone who would listen

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“Professes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/professes. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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