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profess
used in Animal Farm

2 uses
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Definition
to claim (openly state) — sometimes insincerely
  • Boxer professed not to be sorry for what had happened.
    p. 121.2
  • Only old Benjamin professed to remember every detail of his long life and to know that things never had been, nor ever could be much better or much worse — hunger, hardship, and disappointment being, so he said, the unalterable law of life.
    p. 130.8

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