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assume
used in Lucky by Sebold

7 uses
  • I also discarded certain assumptions I had held about how the world worked and about how safe I was.
    Aftermath (60% in)
  • The rest had to be, I assumed, because I was.
    Chapter Six (64% in)
  • People, even naturally respectful ones, felt emboldened in the telling because the assumption was that I would never choose to return.
    Chapter Seven (27% in)
  • It was wrong that my rapist assumed he was untouchable or that as a Syracuse coed I was most certainly treated better by the police.
    Chapter Seven (85% in)
  • Five black men in almost identical light blue shirts and dark blue pants walked in and assumed their places.
    Chapter Nine (34% in)
  • I was beginning to rally myself, to assume a control I didn't have.
    Chapter Thirteen (10% in)
  • It was crowded and because, I've always assumed, she had not struggled and had no open wounds, could sit upright and talk coherently, she was made to wait.
    Chapter Thirteen (18% in)

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