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assume
used in Beloved

3 uses
  • Nothing left to bathe, assuming he even knows how.
    Three (93% in)
  • Denver had taught herself to take pride in the condemnation Negroes heaped on them; the assumption that the haunting was done by an evil thing looking for more.
    One (23% in)
  • He believed to this day that the "Hiiii!" at dawn and the "Hoooo!" when evening came were the responsibility Hi Man assumed because he alone knew what was enough, what was too much, when things were over, when the time had come.
    One (65% in)

There are no more uses of "assume" in Beloved.

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