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profess
used in Pygmalion

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Definition
to claim (openly state) — sometimes insincerely
  • ; for although I well know how hard it is for a man of genius with a seriously underrated subject to maintain serene and kindly relations with the men who underrate it, and who keep all the best places for less important subjects which they profess without originality and sometimes without much capacity for them, still, if he overwhelms them with wrath and disdain, he cannot expect them to heap honors on him.
    Preface (79% in)

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