presumptuous


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excessively forward

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On the present occasion, he had an instinctive apprehension of the fiery temper of the Saxon, and saw the danger that the reckless and presumptuous spirit, of which his companion had already given so many proofs, might at length produce some disagreeable explosion.
"I met Gahan the Jed of Gathol at my father's palace," she said, "the very day before the storm snatched me from Helium--he was a presumptuous fellow, magnificently trapped in platinum and diamonds.
But further reflection told her that she was presumptuous in demanding his attention to such a subject; he would not disapprove of her occupying herself with it in leisure moments, as other women expected to occupy themselves with their dress and embroidery--would not forbid it when--Dorothea felt rather ashamed as she detected herself in these speculations.
The seventeen learned societies unanimously voted the presumptuous Blotton an ignorant meddler, and forthwith set to work upon more treatises than ever.
No sooner had they heard of this presumptuous name than they resolved to gain possession of her who bore it, and either to torment her cruelly, or at least to conceal her from the eyes of all men.
And said most sage Cide Hamete to his pen, "Rest here, hung up by this brass wire, upon this shelf, O my pen, whether of skilful make or clumsy cut I know not; here shalt thou remain long ages hence, unless presumptuous or malignant story-tellers take thee down to profane thee.
de Wardes, our presumptuous hero gave but little heed to that, although the marquis was young, handsome, rich, and high in the cardinal's favor.
The evil consequences that may lie folded in a single act of selfish indulgence is a thought so awful that it ought surely to awaken some feeling less presumptuous than a rash desire to punish.
'Hi @unoemilio, i don't want to be presumptuous but i hope you remember your yaya told me that i had to do a puwera usog.
Remarking that Daniell had been "presumptuous", Judge Byers imposed an extra bail condition that he does not have direct or indirect contact with a child.
In his desperation to give himself a safety net, he claimed it was "presumptuous to narrow the options".
I APOLOGISE if you consider me too presumptuous in assuming that you know about the sadness concerning the future of the horses and pony sanctuary being in doubt in the Cawthorne area.
However, Presumptuous, who was upsides him when falling three out, reopposes on 6lb better terms.
Dear Editor, - John Hemming's campaign on post offices was good to see, but the idea of him putting himself up for leader is presumptuous to say the least.
So it is presumptuous of others to condemn the war.