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purport
used in Main Street

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Definition
to claim — (often said of something that is not easy to believe or is not true)
  • It was a tall lean shabby structure, three stories of yellow-streaked wood, the corners covered with sanded pine slabs purporting to symbolize stone.
    Chapter 4 (13% in)

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