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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To state openly. Also: To pretend.

Usage examples (27)
  • The club wrote a long letter to profess its innocence in the prank.
  • Do we not therein profess to be in friendship, and to have fellowship, with him?
  • The system of Optimism, to which I assent & which I therefore profess, is not without difficulties, great & many. but every other system appears to me to have more
  • For instance, when these churchmen again profess and put their signatures to those anti-liberal documents, then we know that they too have got out of their Hegelianism. for more
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