|to steal or take dishonestly (money, esp. public funds, or property entrusted to one's care); embezzle.|
|to introduce subtleties into or argue subtly about.|
|1.||a position or attitude of the limbs or body|
|2.||a characteristic manner of bearing the body; carriage: to have good posture|
|3.||the disposition of the parts of a visible object|
|4.||a mental attitude or frame of mind|
|5.||a state, situation, or condition|
|6.||a false or affected attitude; pose|
|7.||to assume or cause to assume a bodily position or attitude|
|8.||(intr) to assume an affected or unnatural bodily or mental posture; pose|
|[C17: via French from Italian postura, from Latin positūra, from pōnere to place]|
posture pos·ture (pŏs'chər)
A position of the body or of body parts.
A characteristic or prescribed way of bearing one's body; carriage.