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presumptuous
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Persuasion
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presumptuous
Used in
Persuasion
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  • Anne presumed, however, still to smile about it, and at last to mention "Elizabeth."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But surely you may put off this old lady till to-morrow: she is not so near her end, I presume, but that she may hope to see another day.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After a short pause, Mr Shepherd presumed to say— "In all these cases, there are established usages which make everything plain and easy between landlord and tenant.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr Shepherd laughed, as he knew he must, at this wit, and then added— "I presume to observe, Sir Walter, that, in the way of business, gentlemen of the navy are well to deal with.  (not reviewed by editor)

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