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profess
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Great Expectations
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  • This man pursued Miss Havisham closely, and professed to be devoted to her.
  • Compeyson is the man who professed to be Miss Havisham’s lover."

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  • She professed innocence but later admitted her guilt.
  • She professes not to be worried.

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