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adjective as in presumptuous, arrogant

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It’s a non-assuming garment that looks like any other legging, but with medical-grade technology that provides the same, if not better support than traditional knee braces.

But assuming things were ever that hopeful, heaven was short-lived, and trouble followed.

A French sales clerk hovers over Mariame, as if assuming she is shoplifting because she is black and from the projects.

What ISIS can do with the drone, assuming one is in their hands, is an open question.

Assuming he sticks it out, the election will be thrown into the Vermont state house, where Democrats have a sizeable advantage.

Assuming that members of Congress who live in D.C. are adults, they, too, will be permitted to get stoned at their leisure.

That she was unwise in assuming her own will so promptly, with little regard to consulting his, she might yet discover.

Assuming the above view to be reasonable, the number of new instruments which left the Stradivari house must have been very large.

"If true, it would account for his not showing himself to his friend—assuming that he did come back," observed Mr. Carr.

There is one specimen in the Museum, probably killed rather late in the spring, as it is assuming the black breast.

She felt that servants had no right to presume to pay her compliments—that they were thus assuming that she was upon their level.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assuming, such as: domineering, forward, overbearing, bold, conceited, and disdainful.

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