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pos·ture

posture

 
 
pronunciation:
pas chr
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part of speech: noun
definition: the general position of or manner of holding the body.
Her poor posture makes her seem like she is tired.
synonyms:
carriage
similar words:
attitude, bearing, poise, set
derivations: postural (adj.), posturer (n.)
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The word posture contains the following parts:
-ure Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or process of
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The suffix -ure attaches to Latin verb roots and English verbs.