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used in The Lords of Discipline

3 uses
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to claim (openly state) — sometimes insincerely
  • Nor could I help but notice that Commerce, despite his objections to the city, had chosen to live out his life in the dead center of the tribe he professed to hate.
    Chapter 1.2 (94% in)
  • The pull of Charleston was lunar and feminine and partisan and even affected those natives, like Commerce, who professed to loathe her extensive artifice and the carnivorous etiquette of its social structure.
    Chapter 1.2 (94% in)
  • If you despise negativism as you just professed to do, what do you think inspired this reputation?
    Chapter 1.5 (35% in)

There are no more uses of "profess" in The Lords of Discipline.

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