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presumption
used in Candide

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1  —1 use as in:
she is presumptuous
Definition
exercising privileges to which one is not entitled — such as being too familiar or too bossy
  • I find thou hast the most consummate effrontery to dare to mention so presumptuous a design!
    Chapter 15 (59% in)

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  • "May I presume to ask you, sir," said Candide, "whether you do not receive a great deal of pleasure from reading Horace?"
    Chapter 25 (43% in)
  • All that I can presume to say is, that there are millions of people upon earth who have a hundred times more to complain of than King Charles Edward, the Emperor Ivan, or the Sultan Achmet.
    Chapter 27 (45% in)
  • I am entirely ignorant of the event you mention; I presume in general that they who meddle with the administration of public affairs die sometimes miserably, and that they deserve it; but I never trouble my head about what is transacting at Constantinople; I content myself with sending there for sale the fruits of the garden which I cultivate.
    Chapter 30 (64% in)

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