suppositive


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Synonyms for suppositive

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

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This ostensible pointing to individual gravesites while addressing their occupants constructs to an unusual extent the suppositive force of prosopopoeia that Riffaterre identifies.
of 43 100 43 100 Statements TABLE 2: A Comprehensive Table of Speech Act Types in the Funeral Orations SPEECH ACT TYPE Orations 1 2 DIRECT INDIRECT DIRECT INDIRECT CONSTATIVES 48 38 Assertives Informatives 20 7 Retrodictives 16 22 Concessives 7 1 6 Dissentives 2 Suppositives Con.