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presumption
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Crime and Punishment
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presumption
Used in
Crime and Punishment
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  • That constitutes a strong presumption, but… How do you explain the facts yourself?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Judging from that remark, we may certainly presume that you were reckoning on our helplessness," Dounia observed irritably.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I had presumed and calculated," he faltered, "that a letter posted more than ten days, if not a fortnight ago…" "I say, why are you standing in the doorway?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At your mamma's request, through Afanasy Ivanovitch Vahrushin, of whom I presume you have heard more than once, a remittance is sent to you from our office," the man began, addressing Raskolnikov.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: presumption of innocence
as in: he is presumptious
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