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Definitionsomething put forth to believe as true — especially when others doubt that reality
- On the supposition that Pearl, as already hinted, was of demon origin, these good people not unreasonably argued that a Christian interest in the mother's soul required them to remove such a stumbling-block from her path.Chapter 7 -- The Governor's Hall (6% in)
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