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  • An hour’s flight . "Please forgive my presumption," the voice said.
  • Science even presumes to rearrange our own DNA.

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  • I could not stand by while science presumed to harness the power of God himself!
  • How can you presume to question that kind of power!
  • Mr. Langdon and Ms. Vetra, Although it is my profound desire to request your discretion in the matters of the past 24 hours, I cannot possibly presume to ask more of you than you have already given.

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as in: presumption of innocence Define
something thought of as true without proof
as in: he is presumptuous Define
exercising privileges to which one is not entitled -- such as being too familiar or too bossy
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