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Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
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  1. Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
  2. The act of supposing.
(Law) A conclusion applied by law as to the correctness of some fact, ordinarily subject to rebuttal by contrary evidence.
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  1. (Law) A conclusion applied by law as to the correctness of some fact, ordinarily subject to rebuttal by contrary evidence.
  2. A legal assumption that something is a fact based upon another proven fact or set thereof. The presumption is given sufficient weight, once established, that an even greater amount of evidence to the contrary would be needed in order to contravene it. It has the effect of shifting the burden of proof or that of producing evidence to the opposing party. See inference. A legal assumption that something is a fact based upon another proven fact or set thereof. The presumption is given sufficient weight, once established, that an even greater amount of evidence to the contrary would be needed in order to contravene it. It has the effect of shifting the burden of proof or that of producing evidence to the opposing party. See inference.
  3. (Law) The inference that a fact exists, based on the proved existence of other facts
An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
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  1. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
  2. An inference, theory, or prediction based on guesswork; guess
  3. Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
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  1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  2. The act or an instance of suspecting guilt, a wrong, harmfulness, etc. with little or no supporting evidence
  3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
The act or process of surmising; conjecture in general
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  1. The act or process of surmising; conjecture in general
  2. Reflection; thought; posit.
  3. Thought, imagination, or conjecture, which may be based upon feeble or scanty evidence; suspicion; guess.
A statement that explains or makes generalizations about a set of facts or principles, usually forming a basis for possible experiments to confirm its viability.
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  1. A statement that explains or makes generalizations about a set of facts or principles, usually forming a basis for possible experiments to confirm its viability.
  2. A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation.
  3. An unproved theory, proposition, supposition, etc. tentatively accepted to explain certain facts or (working hypothesis) to provide a basis for further investigation, argument, etc.
A belief or principle that guides action or assists comprehension or judgment:
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  1. A belief or principle that guides action or assists comprehension or judgment:
  2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
  3. Abstract reasoning; speculation:
(Mathematics) An axiom.
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  1. (Mathematics) An axiom.
  2. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument:
  3. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
(Logic) One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
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  1. (Logic) One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
  2. A previous statement or assertion that serves as the basis for an argument
  3. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn.
In tort law, the taking of the name or likeness of one person by another for a commercial purpose. It is considered an invasion of privacy.
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  1. In tort law, the taking of the name or likeness of one person by another for a commercial purpose. It is considered an invasion of privacy.
  2. The taking of control or possession of property, especially the government’s taking of private property for a public purpose.
  3. The act by a legislative body to designate or set aside public funds for a government expenditure.
The wrongful seizure of something by force, especially of sovereignty or other authority.
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  1. The wrongful seizure of something by force, especially of sovereignty or other authority.
  2. Trespass onto another's property without permission.
  3. The act of usurping; esp., the unlawful or violent seizure of a throne, power, etc.
The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.
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  1. The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.
An act or instance of appropriating.
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  1. An act or instance of appropriating.
  2. The taking of control or possession of property, especially the government’s taking of private property for a public purpose.
  3. The act by a legislative body to designate or set aside public funds for a government expenditure.
The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.
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  1. The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.
An earlier seizure of some property, real or personal.
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  1. An earlier seizure of some property, real or personal.
  2. The action of preempting, as the use of military force in a preemptive attack.
  3. (Law) The doctrine that federal law takes precedence over state law.
A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram.
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  1. A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram.
  2. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
  3. The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court. The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court.
Trespass onto another's property without permission.
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  1. Trespass onto another's property without permission.
  2. The act of usurping, especially the wrongful seizure of royal sovereignty.
  3. The act of usurping; esp., the unlawful or violent seizure of a throne, power, etc.
(Mathematics) An axiom.
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  1. (Mathematics) An axiom.
  2. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument:
  3. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
(Logic) Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
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  1. (Logic) Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
(Logic) One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
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  1. (Logic) One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
  2. A previous statement or assertion that serves as the basis for an argument
  3. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn.
Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
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  1. Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
  2. The act of supposing.
A belief or principle that guides action or assists comprehension or judgment:
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  1. A belief or principle that guides action or assists comprehension or judgment:
  2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
  3. Abstract reasoning; speculation:
A formal and lengthy research paper, esp. a work of original research written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree
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  1. A formal and lengthy research paper, esp. a work of original research written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree
  2. A dissertation advancing an original point of view as a result of research, especially as a requirement for an academic degree.
  3. In Hegelian philosophy, the initial, least adequate phase of development in dialectic
Fearless daring; intrepidity.
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  1. Fearless daring; intrepidity.
  2. Bold courage; daring
  3. An act or instance of intrepidity or insolent heedlessness:
(Typography) The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes.
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  1. (Typography) The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes.
  2. The state of being bold; courage; presumptuousness.
The characteristic of being brash.
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  1. The characteristic of being brash.
The characteristic of being brazen.
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  1. The characteristic of being brazen.
Something resembling the cheek in shape or position.
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  1. Something resembling the cheek in shape or position.
  2. Impertinent boldness:
  3. Either side of the face between the nose and ear, below the eye
The state of being cheeky
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(Slang) Nearly arrogant courage; utter audacity, effrontery or impudence; supreme self-confidence; exaggerated self-opinion;
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  1. (Slang) Nearly arrogant courage; utter audacity, effrontery or impudence; supreme self-confidence; exaggerated self-opinion;
  2. (Informal) Shameless audacity; impudence; brass
  3. Utter nerve; effrontery:
  1. Lack of courtesy; rudeness.
  2. A rude act or statement.
  3. Lack of courtesy; impoliteness; bad manners; rudeness
Lack of respect, esteem, or courteous regard.
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  1. Lack of respect, esteem, or courteous regard.
Brazen boldness; presumptuousness.
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  1. Brazen boldness; presumptuousness.
  2. Unashamed boldness; impudence; audacity; presumption
  3. An act or instance of this
Facial cosmetics:
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  1. Facial cosmetics:
  2. Effrontery; impudence:
  3. A person's countenance:
Close acquaintance (with something)
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  1. Close acquaintance (with something)
  2. The quality of being known from past experience:
  3. Acquaintance with or knowledge of something:
The quality of being forward.
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A skin sore caused by friction and abrasion:
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  1. A skin sore caused by friction and abrasion:
  2. An abnormal swelling of plant tissue, caused by injury or by parasitic organisms such as insects, mites, nematodes, and bacteria. Parasites stimulate the production of galls by secreting chemical irritants on or in the plant tissue. Galls stimulated by egg-laying parasites typically provide a protective environment in which the eggs can hatch and the pupae develop, and they usually do only minor damage to the host plant. Gall-stimulating fungi and microorganisms, such as the bacterium that causes crown gall, are generally considered to be plant diseases.
  3. A sore on the skin, esp. of a horse's back, caused by rubbing or chafing
(Uncountable) The fact or character of being out of place; inappropriateness.
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  1. (Uncountable) The fact or character of being out of place; inappropriateness.
  2. The quality or condition of being impertinent, especially:
  3. (Countable) An instance of this; a moment of being impertinent.
The quality of being offensively bold.
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  1. The quality of being offensively bold.
  2. Impudent speech or behavior
  3. Offensively bold behavior.
A lack of courtesy or politeness; rudeness
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  1. A lack of courtesy or politeness; rudeness
  2. A rude or discourteous act
  3. The quality or condition of being uncivil.
Emotional control; coolness in danger; courage
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  1. Emotional control; coolness in danger; courage
  2. A sore point or sensitive subject:
  3. Any of the cordlike bundles of fibers made up of neurons through which sensory stimuli and motor impulses pass between the brain or other parts of the central nervous system and the eyes, glands, muscles, and other parts of the body. Nerves form a network of pathways for conducting information throughout the body.
The characteristic of being nervy.
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  1. The characteristic of being nervy.
An excessive degree of confidence
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The quality of being pert; cheekiness, impudence.
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The quality of being pushy
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The quality of being sassy.
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The property of being saucy
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  1. The property of being saucy
  2. An instance of saucy behavior
(Music) The section of a band or an orchestra composed of brass instruments.
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  1. (Music) The section of a band or an orchestra composed of brass instruments.
  2. (Uncountable, used as a singular or plural noun, military) High-ranking officers.
  3. (Countable, music) A class of wind instruments, usually made of metal (such as brass), that use vibrations of the player's lips to produce sound.
A hard crisp covering or surface:
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  1. A hard crisp covering or surface:
  2. A hard deposit formed by wine on the inside surface of a bottle
  3. A piece of bread that has become hard and dry.
Stewed fruit, usually served with other foods.
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  1. Stewed fruit, usually served with other foods.
  2. Something that adds interest, zest, or flavor
  3. A liquid or soft mixture served with food to add flavor or enhance its general appeal
The state, or an instance, of being uppish.
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  1. The state, or an instance, of being uppish.
Alternative form of uppitiness.
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