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  • n  affected manners intended to impress others
  • n  a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
  • n  a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
  • v  introduce
    This poses an interesting question
  • v  assume a posture as for artistic purposes
    We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often
  • v  pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    She posed as the Czar's daughter
  • v  behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
  • v  put into a certain place or abstract location
  • v  be a mystery or bewildering to

  • In 1980, when Obama was a freshman at Occidental College in Los Angeles, he was approached by an aspiring photographer named Lisa Jack, who asked him if he would be willing to pose .
  • In other words, people became addicted to the pose.
  • From a pose out on the landing gear of an airborne helicopter to an underwater dive with her diaphanous robe streaming behind her, Donyale never seemed the same.
News & Articles

  • The danger zone
    Two Old Town nightclubs could pose fire hazards for partygoers Portland officials have permitted nightclubs in two Old Town buildings that its own fire inspector has determined are “inherently dangerous.” The nightclubs, in the city’s new Entertainment District, are allowed on the first floor of buildings that are otherwise vacant. Two prominent fire officials from outside Portland, reviewing ...
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Tribune
  • Hands-Free Texting Devices Pose Great Risk to Drivers
    Hands-Free Texting Devices Pose Great Risk to Drivers
    June 12, 2013 - ABC News via Yahoo! News
  • Never Wonder What to Wear Again With Pose's Daily Fashion Forecast
    LOS ANGELES -- Never wonder what to wear again with Pose's new Fashion Forecast. Pose, the award-winning free mobile app (for iPhone, iPad and Android) and website (at Pose.com), launches its daily Fashion ...
    June 11, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Barack Obama in WorldNetDaily
    If Iran ever tried to pose a serious threat to us, they wouldn't stand a chance. We should use that position of strength : to be bold enough to go ahead and listen,Obama stated.
  • Amy Winehouse in BBC News
    Giving evidence Miss Winehouse said: "She moved her left arm to lean down to me and tried to pose next to me. Her friend came round in front of us and started taking a picture. I was like, 'Do I get a choice in this, hello?'"
  • Stephen Breyer in CNN International
    The federal government, as custodian of its prisoners, has the constitutional power to act in order to protect nearby (and other) communities from the danger such prisoners may pose,Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the 7-2 majority.

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