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See definition of poses on Dictionary.com
  • nounartificial position
  • verbsit, stand in place
  • verbpretend, fake
  • verboffer, put forward idea

synonyms for poses

  • mannerism
  • mien
  • posture
  • act
  • affectation
  • air
  • attitude
  • bearing
  • carriage
  • facade
  • fake
  • front
  • guise
  • masquerade
  • posturing
  • pretense
  • pretension
  • role
  • stance
  • stand
  • false show
  • positure

antonyms for poses

MOST RELEVANT
  • honesty
  • reality
  • truth
  • movement
  • move
  • go
  • withhold
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How to use poses in a sentence

Now he plays in front of the cafés, like the rest, and sometimes poses for the head of an old man!
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
It is marvellous how constantly groupings and poses and effects of all kinds occur in every-day life.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
Observe all poses which may hint of possible schemes of light and shade, of composition, or of color.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
Make your effect more in the study of composition and color than in fanciful poses.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
She might take twenty poses in a morning, and people always thought they would choose the last one to have her painted in.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
It is the step of a cripple,—and one leg or the other poses for the feebler sex,—small is the matter which!
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
"I am listening," said Margaritis, striking the attitude taken by a man when he poses to a portrait-painter.
PARISIANS IN THE COUNTRYHONORE DE BALZAC
A second, known as Laulewasikaw, "the man with the loud voice," poses in the pages of history as "the prophet."
THE OLD NORTHWESTFREDERIC AUSTIN OGG
I think I sat to him during a year or so, off and on, for a great many studies in different costumes and poses.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
But when nothing poses as something, cloud as substance and want as riches, it is hard indeed to be steadfast!
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