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presumption
used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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presumption
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He had never once disobeyed or allowed turbulent companions to seduce him from his habit of quiet obedience; and, even when he doubted some statement of a master, he had never presumed to doubt openly.  (not reviewed by editor)

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