Thesaurus / professed
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He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
My mother opposed her vow to his; not to suffer her child to leave her, till the time of her being professed.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Hence, in their professed attempt to aid the memory, they really impose a new and additional burden upon it.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
He repudiated his oath at Carlisle as extorted by force and intimidation, and professed a compelling sense of patriotism.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
They professed a decided preference for nullifying the Stamp Act without violating it.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Though he frankly acknowledged that he preferred the Electoral Prince to any other candidate, he professed.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
A few days after her death the grace of God touched Basilides' heart, and he professed himself a Christian.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
No one has professed greater disgust for baseness of mind or unseemliness of subject.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Mistral had professed great admiration for the author of Jocelyn even before 1859, but as poets they stand in marked contrast.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
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