from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an assumptive or assumed manner; by way of assumption.
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Anyway, I dunno, “better” sounds kind of assumptively pejorative, as though achieving satisfaction is off limits.
But we should be treating kids and life-destroying antisocial behavior separately, not assumptively together, and with a level of respect that both surely deserve.
Confederates and their cause in the outcome of the most heroic onslaught in history, assumptively claimed by one State as a close monopoly, to the exclusion or ignoring of another that kept step on that occasion, or to be entirely accurate, showed pace to all others, we alighted to have mapped out the historic or the possibilic.
"It requires care and attention; it cannot be done assumptively," said Drew Mendoza of the
To step up assumptively and write that they were minorities is entirely speculative.
In the first sentence of his piece, Black refers assumptively to the policies FDR used "to lead the country out of the Great Depression" - as if FDR actually got the country out of the depression.
a review of the "Subterranean Travels," which he assumptively tagged to the long list of "old women's stories;" the honor of the Klims being thus impugned, and his own by implication, Peyvis, through our influence, obtained permission to collect materials and prepare himself for a voyage under ground.
Niels Klim's journey under the ground being a narrative of his wonderful descent to the subterranean lands; together with an account of the sensible animals and trees inhabiting the planet Nazar and the firmament.