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synonyms for assuming

  • domineering
  • forward
  • overbearing
  • bold
  • conceited
  • disdainful
  • egotistic
  • haughty
  • imperious
  • pushy
  • rude
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antonyms for assuming

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  • doubting
  • unassuming
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How to use assuming in a sentence

That she was unwise in assuming her own will so promptly, with little regard to consulting his, she might yet discover.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Assuming the above view to be reasonable, the number of new instruments which left the Stradivari house must have been very large.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
"If true, it would account for his not showing himself to his friend—assuming that he did come back," observed Mr. Carr.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
There is one specimen in the Museum, probably killed rather late in the spring, as it is assuming the black breast.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
She felt that servants had no right to presume to pay her compliments—that they were thus assuming that she was upon their level.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
It was assuming a great deal to tell a woman that he saw through her plot to disenchant him with a rival.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was a knock, said Mr. Giles, assuming perfect serenity; open the door, somebody.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
His cronies at the Pandemonium accused him of assuming an air of habitual arrogance.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The glass will soon be deeply carved by the action, assuming the appearance which we term "ground."
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Assuming the killer was a person Carmack had reason to mistrust—or to fear—he had to solve the neuro-vibe in order to gain access.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
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