pose
noun.
affected manners intended to impress others
don't put on airs with me
Synonym: airs
noun.
a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
noun.
a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
verb.
introduce
This poses an interesting question
Synonym: present
verb.
assume a posture as for artistic purposes
We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often
Synonym: model, posture, sit
verb.
pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
She posed as the Czar's daughter
verb.
behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!|She postured and made a total fool of herself
Synonym: posture
verb.
put into a certain place or abstract location
Put your things here|Set the tray down|Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children|Place emphasis on a certain point
Synonym: set, put, position, place, lay
verb.
be a mystery or bewildering to
This beats me!|Got me--I don't know the answer!|a vexing problem|This question really stuck me