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posturing

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɒs.tʃər.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈpɑːs.tʃɚ-/ disapproving
behaviour or speech that is intended to attract attention and interest, or to make people believe something that is not true: His writing has been dismissed as mere intellectual posturing.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
posture
verb [I] uk   /ˈpɒs.tʃər/ us    /ˈpɑːs.tʃɚ/
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