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The War of the Worlds
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  • There were scores of people, most of them sufficiently sabbatical to have assumed their best clothes.
  • For a while the imaginative daring of the artilleryman, and the tone of assurance and courage he assumed, completely dominated my mind.

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  • I have assumed that in the body of my narrative.

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as in: I assume it's true Define
to accept something as true without proof
as in: She assumed power Define
beginning to take power or responsibility
as in: She assumed a false identity Define
to take on (adopt, wear, strike a pose or appearance of) -- often while pretending or disguising
as in: assumed into heaven Define
to take up or receive someone into heaven
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