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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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The original species of our genus were supposed to resemble each other in unequal degrees, as is so generally the case in nature; species (A) being more nearly related to B, C, and D, than to the other species; and species (I) more to G, H, K, L, than to the others.
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.
When Nampa arrived at the scene, there was a standoff between the two groups who were gathering at the cemetery to pay homage to their fallen heroes, but OTA members were blocking the other group from proceeding to their ancestors graves which they supposed to visit first before proceed with the official ceremony as per traditional law, but the Namibian police intervened to separate the two groups.
Antonio Trillanes IV dared the Philippine National Police to file a case against him based on the supposed revelations of Peter Joemel Advincula, who claimed to be "Bikoy," so they would look foolish in court.
Rey Rosendal was supposed to receive his 'blessing' in the amount of P15,000 from the Kabus Padatoon (Kapa) Community Ministry International-Tacloban branch on Tuesday.
Please read the following sentences: 1a) I supposed that the boy had no parents.
These cages are the lies; unspoken conversations going around us all the time, who we are supposed to be, what we are supposed to do, what career path we are supposed to take, what we are supposed to look like and what we should be striving for.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), in a press release, has taken a swipe at the Nana Akufo-Addo government for allegedly paying US$6.8 million to private audit firms for their roles in the supposed cabinet audit, calling for an enquiry.
KARACHI -- Landhi police claimed to have recovered a huge stash of textbooks from a ragman's warehouse which were supposed to be distributed free of cost amongst the students in the metropolis.
Singer-comedienne Angeline Quinto filed a police report against supposed online bashers in Camp Crame, Quezon City today.
"How are North Korean Women Supposed to Speak" was presented Wednesday night by University of British Columbia professor Ross King at the 72nd Societas Koreana Lecture Meeting.