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synonyms for postured

  • affect
  • attitudinize
  • display
  • fake
  • masquerade
  • playact
  • pose
  • do a bit
  • do for effect
  • fake it
  • make a show
  • pass for
  • pass off
  • put on airs
  • put up a front
  • show off
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How to use postured in a sentence

Peters had uniformly, since he had been in the Low Countries, postured as an Independent hot and strong.
CORNISH CHARACTERSS. BARING-GOULD
He postured there for some moments, for he felt that together they formed a tableau.
NANA, THE MILLER'S DAUGHTER, CAPTAIN BURLE, DEATH OF OLIVIER BECAILLEEMILE ZOLA
Against a background of blossoming laurel and crystal brightness Boone sat, stiff-postured, with eyes fixed and unseeing.
THE TEMPERINGCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The music was the “Waltz of Salomé,” and with its slow-fading end they postured slower and slower to a perfect close.
THE LITTLE LADY OF THE BIG HOUSEJACK LONDON
They were men postured like jumping jacks only their legs and arms were still.
BEHIND THE SCENES IN WARRING GERMANYEDWARD LYELL FOX
Mr. Feigenbaum examined the garment closely while Miss Levy postured in front of him.
THE COMPETITIVE NEPHEWMONTAGUE GLASS
Though but of seven years, she danced, and sang, and postured as would a girl double her age.
THE YOTSUYA KWAIDAN OR O'IWA INARIJAMES S. DE BENNEVILLE
As she looked at his grotesquely postured body, she became convinced that he was dying.
THE TRIUMPH OF VIRGINIA DALEJOHN FRANCIS, JR.
For she postured as she moved; whatever her hurry, she presented a picture, absolutely composed.
ANGEL ISLANDINEZ HAYNES GILLMORE
Threats crept out of the placid little images in which fragments of street scenes postured vividly for the eye.
GARGOYLESBEN HECHT
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