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assume
used in Pygmalion

3 uses
  • He no longer dares to tease her by assuming an abysmal inferiority of Freddy's mind to his own.
    Act 5 (98% in)
  • Nevertheless, people in all directions have assumed, for no other reason than that she became the heroine of a romance, that she must have married the hero of it.
    Act 5 (60% in)
  • This is unbearable, not only because her little drama, if acted on such a thoughtless assumption, must be spoiled, but because the true sequel is patent to anyone with a sense of human nature in general, and of feminine instinct in particular.
    Act 5 (61% in)

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