assumptive


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excessively forward

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accepted as real or true without proof

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In the same vein of assumptive ownership the Gambler/Cook purchases Villanelle's hand in marriage with the promise of "luxury and all kinds of fancy goods" (63).
The Core Beliefs Inventory: a brief measure of disruption in the assumptive world.
The analogy with the ocean dictates the rhythm of the narrative, and Roiphe's observations about changes in her assumptive world view and her "unobserved" self come in waves, interspersed with her attempts to meet new men and rebuild her life.
In essence, the company needs to figure out where it resides on the spectrum of risk-taking that spans from "risk averse" at one end to "risk assumptive" at the other.
My favourite type of close that works well with the first three steps above is the assumptive close, where you act as if the prospect has made the decision already.
Values of equivalent viscous damping have been added to primary value of 0.05 (assumptive damping in elastic state).
Largely located in western Canada, it was composed mainly of second--and third-generation Europeans who considered their cultural heritages denigrated by the assumptive title of the Commission.
The PQ meter has been placed at node 832 to be in the middle of the test feeder as well as being one main branch and the near to assumptive sensitive loads in bus 890.
Kayani but it can fall victim to the brewing internal discomfort within the army as the media and the civil society debates the army's rather assumptive interventions in the affairs of the state.
Montoya de Hernandez (1985), the court further ruled that "automotive travelers may be stopped at fixed checkpoints near the border without individualized suspicion, even if the stop is based largely on ethnicity." Flowing from this case is the assumptive creation of the "border search exception" allowing for warrantless searches within 100 miles of the border.
The book suffers from an over-emphasis on interventions and insufficient attention to case management, an assumptive world that implies offenders are just recipients of the wisdom and techniques of professionals and not full partners in change, a splitting off of such dimensions as reparation and victim centred work, and a relative neglect of partnership with other community services.
Such a project could stand the assumptive logic of philosophy on its metaphysical and ethical head; just as a similarly blackened project has turned the assumptive logic of critical theory (specifically, its starting point, which assumes subjectivity) on its relational head.
Overexposure to traumatic material may cause a counselor to question values and assumptive beliefs previously held deeply and lead to disengagement with clients and alterations in thoughts, behaviors, and relationships (1990).
Wednesday better for you?" This assumptive technique, designed to eliminate the possibility of a "no" answer, is built on the same idea of gaining lots of little "yes" answers so it becomes difficult to say no later.