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to claim or allege insincerely or falsely

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practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about

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confess one's faith in, or allegiance to

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admit (to a wrongdoing)

state freely

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receive into a religious order or congregation

take vows, as in religious order

state insincerely

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Corbyn professes no faith but is the only one of the three to show Christian values and virtues.
The master of computer-animated forms, Greg Lynn, professes an almost truth-to-materials ethic, while Zaha Hadid, less surprisingly, confirms that 'the choice of a certain materiality of an architectural object follows the initial architectural concept'.
"Harlem is without a doubt a burgeoning shopping corridor," professes Ms.
London -- Two thirds of the British population professes to believe in God.
Bushnell trains both career diplomats and political appointees and professes to find little difference between State Department veterans and big-money campaign donors.
Each article professes the need to essentially follow your crush everywhere and call him over and over, "appearing" wherever he is, and bothering his friends just to get him to notice you.
Terry senior professes love for his child but demonstrates just the opposite.
Although the Department of Finance professes to respect the parliamentary process, the Sub Committee in its fifth report charges that "this respect does not seem to be very profound," given the Department's response and actions, including the lack of mention of the proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act and a failure to respond to two-thirds of the report's recommendations.
Teen sweethearts may identify with self-professed skate punk Avril Lavigne who professes that she'd "rather be anything but ordinary".
On the one hand, it professes a doctrine of toleration, a willingness to allow a thousand flowers to bloom.
Max Factor professes to having landed upon the perfect formula, and I have to concur.