Definition of Presuming

1. Verb. (present participle of presume) ¹



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Definition of Presuming

1. presume [v] - See also: presume

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presuming

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presuburban
presuicide
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presulfiding
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presupernova
presupposal

Literary usage of Presuming

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1. English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations. Drawn from by George Crabb (1863)
"Ï О PRESUME—to premise, presume 231 RESUMING—presumptive, presumptuous, presuming 233 RESUMPTION—arrogance, presumption S31 ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1825)
"fore me, thinks proper to stop.0 Without presuming to investigate the nature or motives-of this extraordinary conductor, we shall content ourselves with the ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"I shall be glad if you will read to him that part of this letter which respects it, presuming Mr. Coolidge may have communicated to him the facts of my ..."

4. Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell, Gérard Paul Deshayes (1830)
"... because subterranean processes are but little understood—Reasons fur presuming the earthquake and volcano to have a common origin—Probable analogy ..."

5. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"This has been done already so ably by authors of note that any fresh attempt by me, would be superfluous if not presuming. In the present sketch I have ..."

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