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noun as in artificial position

verb as in sit, stand in place

verb as in offer, put forward idea

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Once in power, they often hired gifted artists to portray them in flattering and benevolent poses.

He gracefully lifts a little boy in the air and poses for a picture.

Congressional leaders are scheduled to meet with Obama on Tuesday to discuss the threat that ISIS poses.

Not burying these bodies properly, Frieden says, poses even more of a threat to the community.

Outside of the isolation centers, the burial process poses its own unique challenges.

Now he plays in front of the cafés, like the rest, and sometimes poses for the head of an old man!

It is marvellous how constantly groupings and poses and effects of all kinds occur in every-day life.

Observe all poses which may hint of possible schemes of light and shade, of composition, or of color.

Make your effect more in the study of composition and color than in fanciful poses.

She might take twenty poses in a morning, and people always thought they would choose the last one to have her painted in.


On this page you'll find 101 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to poses, such as: mien, mannerism, posture, bearing, facade, and stance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.