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presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds

assumed to be such

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required or under orders

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mistakenly believed

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doubtful or suspect

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based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

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But as the original species (I) differed largely from (A), standing nearly at the extreme points of the original genus, the six descendants from (I) will, owing to inheritance, differ considerably from the eight descendants from (A); the two groups, moreover, are supposed to have gone on diverging in different directions.
And the two or more parent-species are supposed to have descended from some one species of an earlier genus.
It is worth while to reflect for a moment on the character of the new species F14, which is supposed not to have diverged much in character, but to have retained the form of (F), either unaltered or altered only in a slight degree.
In the diagram, each horizontal line has hitherto been supposed to represent a thousand generations, but each may represent a million or hundred million generations, and likewise a section of the successive strata of the earth's crust including extinct remains.
We shall also have two very distinct genera descended from (I) and as these latter two genera, both from continued divergence of character and from inheritance from a different parent, will differ widely from the three genera descended from (A), the two little groups of genera will form two distinct families, or even orders, according to the amount of divergent modification supposed to be represented in the diagram.
Moreover, Bush's Iraq policy, to the extent that it is viewed as a failure, is actually eroding public support for his supposed go-it-alone foreign policy while strengthening support for Kerry's internationalist agenda.
I do my job the way it is supposed to be done," Eicher told Reuters in January.
Credit insurance is supposed to pay the monthly balances due on credit balances used in purchasing the merchandise, when the holder of the credit card is unable to do so.
I do not know the answer, but this I know for sure: People are not supposed to take each other's lives in that way.
But it chose an interesting way to express its outrage over the supposed affront to President Bush.
That's because 2000 is supposed to be a "super" leap year.
Their word means less and less, as does their supposed commitment to the public.
Although the FAA and the Department are supposed to allocate available slots at National, no lotteries have been held since 1984.
He has no clue where he's supposed to be on an out-of-bounds play, on a press offense, on anything,'' Howland said.