3 professing to be qualified as
a professed philosopher
4 having taken vows of a religious order
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
1 avowed, certified, confessed, confirmed, declared, proclaimed, self-acknowledged, self-confessed
2 alleged, apparent, ostensible, pretended, purported, self-styled, so-called, soi-disant, supposed, would-be
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