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[n] a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
[n] affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
[v] be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"
[v] pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter"
[v] put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
[v] as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
[v] behave affectedly in order to impress others; "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"
[v] introduce; "This poses an interesting question"

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