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presumption
used in The Mill on the Floss

3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
she is presumptuous
Definition
exercising privileges to which one is not entitled — such as being too familiar or too bossy
  • "Do you think I'm a presumptuous fool?"
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- Another Love-Scene (50% in)
  • Philip's sense of the situation was too complete for him not to be visited with glancing fears lest he had been intervening too presumptuously in the action of Maggie's conscience, perhaps for a selfish end.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Wavering Balance (77% in)

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  • But the presumption was, that if it had been good for anything, so successful a man as himself would hardly have been ignorant of it.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster (37% in)

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