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While the war lasted, so he laid down, there must—apart from the postulate of Unity—be a truce to party struggles.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
He receives as a postulate that which I must have demonstrated.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 55, NO. 343, MAY 1844VARIOUS
But I disagree with them all, because they postulate the idea that time is constantly being manufactured.
THE DAY TIME STOPPED MOVINGBRADNER BUCKNER
Mark Twain's early life, however imperfectly recorded, exemplifies this postulate.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
All theologians and some metaphysicians postulate a fifth state of life, the divine, placing it above the rest as their source.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
But the ancient Church did not postulate the future Church, and did not regard her, as we postulate and regard the ancient.
THE THOUGHTS OF BLAISE PASCALBLAISE PASCAL
If you don't think the "Universal Postulate" first-rate, I shall renounce you as a critic.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
For what is your famous "two aspects" principle more than the postulate that the world is thoroughly intelligible in nature?
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
If this small proportion is recognized, it justifies the postulate that nobody on earth may attain to 150 years.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
Then what has become of the postulate that truth is agreement of idea with existence beyond idea?
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
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WORDS RELATED TO POSTULATE

  • assessed
  • bled
  • called
  • challenged
  • claimed
  • coerced
  • commanded
  • compelled
  • constrained
  • extorted
  • extracted
  • forced
  • gouged
  • imposed
  • insisted upon
  • lean on
  • levied
  • obliged
  • pinched
  • postulated
  • put on
  • required
  • requisitioned
  • shook down
  • solicited
  • squeezed
  • wrenched
  • wrested
  • wrung
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