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profess
used in The Mill on the Floss

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to claim (openly state) — sometimes insincerely
  • Yes, it becomes you to profess affection for your father, when you have despised his strongest feelings.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Cloven Tree (39% in)

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