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  • Why, really——I presume that he's in Minneapolis.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You presume!" He looked through her with a contemptuousness such as she could not have imagined.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I certainly have! Every one of 'em! And their wives I says to them, "Tain't my affair to decide what you should or should not do with your teachers,' I says, 'and I ain't presuming to dictate in any way, shape, manner, or form.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He clamored, "Presume! Dot's a fine word! I don't want no fine words and I don't want no more lies! I want to know what you KNOW!" "See here, Mr. Valborg, you may stop this bullying right now.  (not reviewed by editor)

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