Thesaurus / presumptive
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He was not going to quarrel with his only brother and presumptive heir because he chose to marry a woman who was not to his taste.

Nevertheless, there is presumptive evidence to support the charge.

The Ornithology of ShakespeareJames Edmund Harting

On the other hand, the fact that even one informant remembered the name is presumptive evidence for existence of some sort.

This remarkable coincidence, equally with the other, is presumptive evidence of his guilt.

Sometimes he is styled the Master of Maxwell, as presumptive heir of the title.

This letter is here attributed to Beaufort, but merely on presumptive evidence.

Her father and I were friends in our student days; and in a weak moment I accepted a presumptive guardianship over the child.

Heriot's ChoiceRosa Nouchette Carey

There was then presumptive evidence that she wrote a good deal, and there is now positive evidence that she could write.

And thus the truth which it apprehends is at first only presumptive.

Like interest, rent is a "workless" income, and has only a presumptive and hypothetical justification.

Distributive JusticeJohn A. (John Augustine) Ryan

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