(pronounced like Pozed, with a long O as in Oatmeal)
When a person holds still in a certain position, they are posed.

The dictionary definition is:

pose, v. posed, posing, poses.
1. To assume or hold a particular position or posture, as in sitting for a portrait.
2. To affect a particular mental attitude.
3. To represent oneself falsely; pretend to be other than what one is.
1. To place (a model, for example) in a specific position.
2. To set forth in words; propound.
3. To put forward; present.

Words similar to posed are:
sat, postured, assumed, acted, affected, put on, pretended, simulated, faked, feigned, dissembled, play-acted, counterfeited, shammed.

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