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Posture vs. Preen

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  • Posture (noun)

    The way a person holds and positions their body.

  • Posture (noun)

    A situation or condition.

  • Posture (noun)

    One's attitude or the social or political position one takes towards an issue or another person.

  • Posture (noun)

    The position of someone or something relative to another; position; situation.

  • Posture (verb)

    to put one's body into a posture or series of postures, especially hoping that one will be noticed and admired

    "If you're finished posturing in front of the mirror, can I use the bathroom now?"

  • Posture (verb)

    to pretend to have an opinion or a conviction

    "The politicians couldn't really care less about the issue: they're just posturing for the media."

  • Posture (verb)

    To place in a particular position or attitude; to pose.

    "to posture oneself; to posture a model"

  • Preen (noun)

    A forked tool used by clothiers for dressing cloth.

  • Preen (noun)

    pin

  • Preen (noun)

    bodkin; brooch

  • Preen (verb)

    To pin; fasten.

  • Preen (verb)

    To groom; to trim or dress with the beak, as the feathers.

  • Preen (verb)

    To show off, posture, or smarm.

  • Preen (verb)

    To trim up, as trees.

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