WORD OF THE DAY

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presumed

Then you presumed wrong.

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He saw a gentleman whom he presumed to be the director, and told him about Helen.

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Thomas O'Malley, presumed to be her father, died fifteen years ago.

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The prologue may not be historical; but it is to be presumed that it deals with historical possibilities, and is good evidence thus far.

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A landlord is not presumed to have undertaken to put the premises in repair, nor to execute repairs.

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Got it! he exclaimed, holding what Dean presumed were Cynthia's car keys.

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By some it is identified with the modern village of Bacoli (owing to a presumed similarity to the ancient name), 2 m.

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For the measurement of motion it must be presumed that we have a method of measuring time.

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A presumed large ground-sloth from Madagascar has been described, on the evidence of a limb-bone, as Bradytherium, but it is suggested by Dr F.

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I crept cautiously forward until I encountered a closed door, leading, I presumed, to the main house.

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It was presumed Howie was summoned there and picked up Grasso.

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On the contrary it was presumed with justice that their overthrow would be hailed Progress in Southern Nigeria, 1885= 1906.

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was a prophetic work of the highest order; this was reason sufficient (apart from any presumed phraseological affinities in xl.-lxvi.) for ascribing them to the royal prophet Isaiah.

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The remains of what was now universally presumed to be Josh Mulligan rested in an unnamed southern California landfill.

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Your Holiness (he wrote) is sovereign of Rome, but I am its emperor; and he threatened to annul the presumed donation of Rome by Charlemagne, unless the pope yielded implicit obedience to him in all temporal affairs.

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It may be presumed that he took his degree, as he uses the title of "Syr" in his translation of Sallust, and in his will he is called doctor of divinity.

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The marriage to Franklin is presumed to have been a common law marriage, for there was no proof that Miss Read's former husband was dead, nor that, as was suspected, a former wife, alive when Rogers married Miss Read, was still alive, and that therefore his marriage to Deborah was void.

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On account of the descent from Henry VII., the jealousy of Elizabeth had already caused her to imprison Arabella's mother Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Cavendish, on learning that she had presumed to marry Lennox.

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The characteristic triliteral roots of all the Semitic languages seemed to separate them widely from others; but certain traits have caused the Egyptian, Berber and Cushite groups to be classed together as three subfamilies of a Hamitic group, remotely related to the Semitic. The biliteral character of Coptic, and the biliteralism which was believed to exist in Egyptian, led philologists to suspect that Egyptian might be a surviving witness to that far-off stage of the Semitic languages when triliteral roots had not yet been formed from presumed original biliterals; Sethes investigations, however, prove that the Coptic biliterals are themselves derived from Old Egyptian triliterals, and that the triliteral roots enormously preponderated in Egyptian of the earliest known form; that view is, therefore, no longer tenable.

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While we presumed Daniel Brennan and Merrill Cooms had gleaned much about our group from our many conversations, we continued to volunteer nothing concrete.

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