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presumptuous
Used in
Sense and Sensibility
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  • Elinor sighed over the fancied necessity of this; but to a man and a soldier she presumed not to censure it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps, then, you would bestow it as a reward on that person who wrote the ablest defence of your favourite maxim, that no one can ever be in love more than once in their life—your opinion on that point is unchanged, I presume?  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: presumption of innocence
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