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assume
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
  • She ought to have learned better than have those hectoring, assuming manners, by this time.
    3.2 — Book 3 Chapter 2 — Mrs. Tulliver's Teraphim, or Household Gods (96% in)
  • But he controlled himself, and said, with assumed calmness: "Well, Maggie, if we must part, let us try and forget it for one half hour; let us talk together a little while, for the last time."
    5.3 — Book 5 Chapter 3 — The Wavering Balance (19% in)

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