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adjective as in avowed

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Whatever his professed intent, his actual motive was found in that action.

In his professed victimization by the media and the “elites,” his followers see their own victimization.

It builds on Republican senators’ breaking their own professed standard from 2016 about no appointments to the high court in a year of Presidential voting.

Joe Biden and John McCain professed undying love and loyalty for each other, even though, as Biden noted, “I drive him crazy.”

As a professed bi-sexual, Evans is misunderstood by those who find her choices offensive.

And by the way, if we really are just a colony of Europe, where did the rock and roll she professed to love so much come from?

And yet, we witness professed Christians like Paul Ryan putting forward budgets that would eviscerate our common safety net.

After all, both were in the 1930s, both involved kids wearing uniforms, both movements professed the goal of social uplift.

He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.

My mother opposed her vow to his; not to suffer her child to leave her, till the time of her being professed.

Hence, in their professed attempt to aid the memory, they really impose a new and additional burden upon it.

He repudiated his oath at Carlisle as extorted by force and intimidation, and professed a compelling sense of patriotism.

They professed a decided preference for nullifying the Stamp Act without violating it.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to professed, such as: stated, acknowledged, announced, declared, pledged, and told.

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