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  • The Japanese attitude of superiority is evident in a document from the Imperial Rule Assistance Association entitled "Basic Concepts of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere": "Although we use the expression 'Asian Cooperation,' this by no means ignores the fact that Japan was created by the Gods or posits an automatic racial equality."†   (source)
  • If his face fills out some more, he posits, he won't be so bad looking, really.†   (source)
  • It's not much of a stretch to posit that such a rash of misfortune dealt a serious blow to Waterman's young psyche.   (source)
    posit = propose for consideration
  • You, a self-professed cynic, are positing that the squirrel is a superhero.†   (source)
  • Others have posited that an unresolved Oedipal conflict was at the root of his fatal odyssey.†   (source)
  • But should it be that anyone ever wished to posit that I have attained at least a little of that crucial quality of 'dignity' in the course of my career, such a person may wish to be directed towards that conference of March 1923 as representing the moment when I first demonstrated I might have a capacity for such a quality.†   (source)
  • In fact, there are some theories that posit that all squirrels are descended from the flying squirrel.†   (source)
  • "That's exactly what I'm positing."†   (source)
  • Positing?†   (source)
  • Positing?†   (source)
  • But does not the very positing of eternity and infinity imply the logical, mathematical negation of things limited and finite, their relative reduction to zero?†   (source)
  • If you posit substantial character in the individual, that is, if you transfer the essence of things from the universal to the particular, as Thomas and Bonaventura did, being true Aristotelians, you have then removed the world from its unity with the highest idea, it becomes something outside God, and so God becomes transcendent.†   (source)
  • Positing what protasis would the contraction for such several schemes become a natural and necessary apodosis?†   (source)
  • …the period of the birth of the younger astroscopist: the annual recurrence of meteoric showers about the period of the feast of S. Lawrence (martyr, lo August): the monthly recurrence known as the new moon with the old moon in her arms: the posited influence of celestial on human bodies: the appearance of a star (1st magnitude) of exceeding brilliancy dominating by night and day (a new luminous sun generated by the collision and amalgamation in incandescence of two nonluminous exsuns)…†   (source)
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