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supposition
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
something put forth to believe as true — especially when others doubt that reality
  • Victor, be assured that your cousin and playmate has too sincere a love for you not to be made miserable by this supposition.
    Chapter 22 (38% in)
  • Their first supposition was that it was the corpse of some person who had been drowned and was thrown on shore by the waves, but on examination they found that the clothes were not wet and even that the body was not then cold.
    Chapter 21 (5% in)

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