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presumption
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Northanger Abbey
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presumption
Used in
Northanger Abbey
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  • That is the most unpromising circumstance, the strongest presumption against him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Can you, in short, be prevailed on to quit this scene of public triumph and oblige your friend Eleanor with your company in Gloucestershire? I am almost ashamed to make the request, though its presumption would certainly appear greater to every creature in Bath than yourself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • From the latter circumstance it may be presumed that, whatever might be our heroine's opinion of him, his admiration of her was not of a very dangerous kind; not likely to produce animosities between the brothers, nor persecutions to the lady.  (not reviewed by editor)

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