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presumption
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presumption
Used in
The Idiot
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  • And you are NOT, I presume, eh?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But alas! the prince never suspected any such subtleties! For instance, he had no suspicion of the fact that the Epanchins, having in their mind so important a step as the marriage of their daughter, would never think of presuming to take it without having previously "shown off" the proposed husband to the dignitary—the recognized patron of the family.  (not reviewed by editor)

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