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Sample Sentences Using
assume -- as in: assumed into heaven
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as in: assumed into heaven Define
to take up or receive someone into heaven
  • My church celebrates The Assumption of Mary on August 15th.
  • Some members of my church are getting together for dinner for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary.
  • The Emperor entered the Cathedral of the Assumption.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • On Sunday morning Marya Dmitrievna invited her visitors to Mass at her parish church—the Church of the Assumption built over the graves of victims of the plague.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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  • Catholic doctrine says that Mary was assumed into heaven.
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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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