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[pros] /prɒs/
verb (used without object), Scot. and North England.
to exhibit pride or haughtiness; put on airs.
Origin of pross1
perhaps Scots variant, in v. use, of prowess
Related forms
prosser, noun
prossy, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In spite of the camp's curiosity, for the next few days they delicately withheld their usual evening visits to prossy's mother.

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