"posture" in the noun sense
1. position, posture, attitude
the arrangement of the body and its limbs
"he assumed an attitude of surrender"
2. carriage, bearing, posture
characteristic way of bearing one's body
"stood with good posture"
3. position, stance, posture
a rationalized mental attitude
4. military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture
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"
"posture" in the verb sense
1. pose, posture
behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
"Don't pay any attention to him
2. model, pose, sit, posture
assume a posture as for artistic purposes
"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
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