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used in The Poisonwood Bible

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commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
  • We listened vaguely to Our Father's tale of the putative Mercedes truck.
    Book 1 — Genesis (90% in)
  • It gave him a mysterious air, like a putative from the law.
    Book 2 — Revelation (39% in)
  • It should occur on average seven times per year, separated by intervals just slightly longer than that endured by Noah on his putative ark.
    Book 3 — Judges (57% in)

There are no more uses of "putative" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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