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assume
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Ender's Game
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  • Ender noticed that it was assumed that Bernard and Alai were the leaders of the battle.
  • Everyone in Leopard Army assumed that it bad been a strategy of Bonzo’s, to leave a man till the last minute.

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  • He had noticed that Dink Meeker usually came late to dinner, and he assumed it was for extra practice.
  • Shen closed his eyes and assumed a look of blissful meditation.
  • Val assumed that he was pretending, but then she wondered.
  • Either he will unmask himself in order to assume leadership of the forces of stupidity he has marshaled, or his enemies will unmask him in order to better understand the disease that has produced such a warped and twisted mind.
  • He probably assumed that this would make the quality of Demosthenes’ columns deteriorate, but if it did no one noticed.
  • She heard the anger in his voice and assumed it was directed at her.
  • People under twenty-five are assumed to be a security risk.

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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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