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Bishop Garrison, assuming a newly created role, will directly advise Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on diversity and inclusion issues.
THE PENTAGON IS TAKING A MAJOR STEP TO DEAL WITH ITS DIVERSITY PROBLEMSALEX WARDFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
Covington, who began disparaging Usman months before their fight, assumed a more vitriolic tone than Woodley, provoking several confrontations including one in the Palms Casino Resort buffet line the day after Usman defeated Woodley.
AS KAMARU USMAN EDGES TOWARD UFC GREATNESS, HIS FORMER TEAMMATE WANTS TO STOP HIMGLYNN A. HILLFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since you assume your benefits are on hold, and you know nothing about the scammer's lies and schemes to steal your identity, you're unaware that your payments are being illegally sent to the scammers.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: NEW SCAM TIED TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICHELOISE HELOISEFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
According to the authors, it's generally been assumed that whichever creature inflicts the most damage wins the fight.
CAGED HEAT: MESQUITE BUGS BATTLE IN A PLASTIC CUP—FOR SCIENCE!JENNIFER OUELLETTEFEBRUARY 11, 2021ARS TECHNICA
A parent will always assume that it is their child’s friend who suggested doing the prohibited thing, not their beloved progeny.
HALF OF REPUBLICANS SAY THAT THE CAPITOL VIOLENCE WAS MOSTLY ANTIFA’S FAULTPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Predators assume, often correctly, that victims will keep their secrets.
TWO PROPUBLICA LOCAL REPORTING NETWORK PROJECTS NAMED FINALISTS FOR SHADID AWARD FOR JOURNALISM ETHICSBY PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
It’s safe to assume they already own every mug ever made or sold at Anthropologie.
FROM THE CUT: 33 VALENTINE’S DAY GIFTS FOR THE FOODIE IN YOUR LIFETHE CUT STAFFFEBRUARY 8, 2021EATER
It’s easy to miss them or assume they are not there because of the crude language.
HOW THE RICH GOT RICHER: REDDIT TRADING FRENZY BENEFITED WALL STREET ELITEDOUGLAS MACMILLAN, YEGANEH TORBATIFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many have assumed that Marvel Studios would just start over fresh with the X-Men, and for good reason.
IS ‘WANDAVISION’S’ SURPRISE CAMEO A BIT OF TRICKERY, OR A MUTANT MASTER STROKE?DAVID BETANCOURTFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We calculated the maximum possible benefit assuming an officer takes 10% of his or her sick days over the course of a career, which we understand to be a reasonable assumption according to our conversations with experts.
HOW WE FOUND PRICEY PROVISIONS IN NEW JERSEY POLICE CONTRACTSBY AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICA, AND ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSUME

  • anticipated
  • assumed
  • concluded
  • deduced
  • envisioned
  • figured
  • foresaw
  • foretold
  • guessed
  • hypothesized
  • made an educated guess
  • predicted
  • projected
  • saw ahead
  • theorized
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