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Meanwhile, other Republicans who may be key to finding sufficient support for the Equality Act, professed to be unaware of the legislation when asked by the Blade.
SEN. COLLINS WON’T CO-SPONSOR EQUALITY ACT, LAMENTS ‘REVISION’ NOT MADECHRIS JOHNSONFEBRUARY 23, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Again and again, he called out the gap between Northerners’ professed anti-racism and their unwillingness to see, let alone address, deep inequalities at home.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S CHALLENGE TO LIBERAL ALLIES — AND WHY IT RESONATES TODAYJEANNE THEOHARISFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On the one hand we have proudly professed the great principles of democracy, but on the other hand we have sadly practiced the very opposite of those principles.
HOW ONE ATLANTA CHURCH IMPACTED MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND INCOMING SEN. RAPHAEL WARNOCKOLIVIA B. WAXMANJANUARY 14, 2021TIME
Levchin professes not to be worried about such challenges, noting that any company in a thriving market will face competitors and price pressures.
AFFIRM HITS $100 ON OPENING DAY AFTER LISTING AT $49 (UPDATED)JEFF ROBERTSJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
You might think it odd that the hardcore Make America Great Again crowd would damage a beloved symbol of the country they profess to support.
THE CAPITOL MOB IMAGES SHOULDN’T SURPRISE YOU. OPEN INSURRECTION WAS ALWAYS WHERE WE WERE HEADED.PHILIP KENNICOTTJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The view of riches which socialists and suchlike people profess to take is entirely ill-considered.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Considering that Maude did not profess to love her husband very much, it was astonishing how keenly she felt this.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Do not believe this; be certain that those who profess such a doctrine are practising themselves the deceit they condemn so much.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
I don't profess to know anything about business, but I flatter myself that I understand my fellow men.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Mr. Low, "they say, will profess attachment to the cause of liberty, but his sincerity is doubted."
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFESS

  • allege
  • betoken
  • claim
  • convey
  • declare
  • denote
  • express
  • imply
  • import
  • indicate
  • intend
  • maintain
  • point to
  • pose as
  • pretend
  • proclaim
  • profess
  • signify
  • suggest
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