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But they are supposably ideal phrases of susceptibility, which may be explained in more ways than one.

So far as I could make out, he was supposably not visible to any excepting two persons—the one he came for and Appelles.

The girl Nanda, supposably a helpless spectator, takes control of the situation and works it out for her elders.

At this time Mme. du Deffand had supposably reformed her conduct, if not her belief.

But the extreme poles of her affection are supposably represented by Phaon and Anactoria.

The spider and the fly was nothing to the arrangements they had made to receive their supposably unsuspicious guests.

A wind might supposably have blown her away, but one knew it would not, because she was firm and steady on her small feet.

But I'm not supposably the kind of priest you mean, and I don't think just such a priest supposable.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "to assume as the basis of argument," from Old French supposer "to assume," probably a replacement of *suppondre (influenced by Old French poser "put, place"), from Latin supponere "put or place under," from sub "under" + ponere "put, place" (see position). Meaning "to admit as possible, to believe to be true" is from 1520s.

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