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adjective as in assumed

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adjective as in presumed

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People were beginning to notice structures arising within matrix models that made them wonder if it could really be a description of M-theory, the supposed parent theory from which all string theories descend.

“Nobody leaves here,” they said to me and the joy for the supposed end was fading.

A lot of the discussion around self-driving cars focuses on the supposed safety improvements the technology will herald.

That’s the supposed problem that she claims her approach can solve.

Their meat is also highly prized for its supposed health benefits.

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By James Joiner Thea Shaheen had waited her whole life for the body she was supposed to be in.

Both high fashion and the fast, commercial fashion of Target are supposed to be about aspiration.

Yes, cops are under stress and tension (though their jobs are far less dangerous than normally supposed).

Neither could her three-week, multi-thousand dollar stay, which was supposed to be a recovery period.

It was supposed to land in Singapore at 8:57 a.m. local time.

We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.

She was also supposed to be the original or model of “the Virtuous Woman” therein portrayed!

I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.

She was a grown young woman when she was overtaken by what she supposed to be the climax of her fate.

Then, you know, she had no right to play in the Rooms again; she was supposed to pay her hotel bill, and leave Monte Carlo.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supposed, such as: alleged, apparent, presumed, purported, asserted, and presupposed.

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