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  Words related to posture

Related / Similar Words: carriage, bearing, position, attitude, military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, stance, model, pose, sit

 

Definition:
  • characteristic way of bearing one''s body; "stood with good posture";
  • position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender";
  • capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war; "we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture";
  • a rationalized mental attitude;
  • assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don''t know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often";
  • behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others; "Don''t pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself";

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    Hyponyms: walk, manner of walking, slouch, gracefulness, awkwardness, clumsiness, order arms, ballet position, decubitus, eversion, lithotomy position, lotus position, pose, presentation, ectopia, asana, guard, sprawl, sprawling, stance, tuck, sea power, firepower, hard line, point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint, ramp, attitudinize, attitudinise

     

    Attributes: erect, vertical, upright, unerect

     

    Derivational Morphology: hold, carry, bear, attitudinize, attitudinise, model, pose, sit, stand, position, attitude, artist's model, sitter, sitting, posing, poser, affectation, mannerism, affectedness, airs

     

    Anagrams: Proteus, spouter, Etropus, petrous

     

     
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