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assume
used in Oryx and Crake

5 uses
  • Naturally they assume Crake must have gone back up to cloudland.
    p. 361.9
  • His father assumed he wanted to be comforted, which he did, and picked him up and hugged him.
    p. 18.5
  • But even a castaway assumes a future reader, someone who'll come along later and find his bones and his ledger, and learn his fate.
    p. 41.2
  • Snowman can make no such assumptions: he'll have no future reader, because the Crakers can't read.
    p. 41.3
  • Assumption: that both arms are approximately the same length.
    p. 74.5

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