Thesaurus / supposition

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History, too, has its dotted lines, where supposition fills up gaps for which we have no certain information.
TERRE NAPOLEONERNEST SCOTT
The circumstances all seemed to confirm Melton's supposition.
GUY IN THE JUNGLEWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
He has his defence ready on the supposition that I will ask him about this Theodora.
A RECONSTRUCTED MARRIAGEAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
The supposition that weasels suck blood has been refuted by many observers, for example by Svihla .
AMERICAN WEASELSE. RAYMOND HALL
I was correct in my supposition: he had made no appointment.
AT THE COURT OF THE AMRJOHN ALFRED GRAY
But Miss Sutton, with the good-natured and indomitable aggression of her genius, set this supposition at rest.
IT AND OTHER STORIESGOUVERNEUR MORRIS
Washington held that there was no ground for these fears, and acted as if the supposition was absurd.
FOUR AMERICAN LEADERSCHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT
They were right in this supposition, and were none too soon in getting away from the place.
The second supposition contains an element of human history which must find a place in anthropological research.
Hotly Maria Angelina's precipitous intuitions endorsed that supposition.
THE INNOCENT ADVENTURESSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY

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