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  • v. Present participle of postulate.

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Examples

  • Take your abuse of my theology, for example, which you characterize as postulating an “anthropomorphic Superhuman Being who issues commandments and demands unquestioning and absolute obedience.”

    Carried to Orthodoxy

  • I may of course be entirely wrong in postulating this theory and it could be attributable to Homstaurus Britannica, a more lowly supplier of trinkets to the common people of this period.

    Unexpected Alphabets No 4

  • Kmiec really is grasping in postulating that perhaps those helpful White House functionaries were merely trying to assay whether Aschcroft was well enough to resume his duites.

    Balkinization

  • Phones Show fan, partly because he links to my video podcast, but also not least because he's come up with his own take on the idea of postulating a number of smartphone use cases and then delivering a winner

    All About Symbian - News

  • "postulating" what we want has "the advantages of theft over honest toil" (IMP, 71).

    Russell's Logical Atomism

  • Hence, analysts are postulating radical scenarios like the company being broken up or taken over.

    BP May Need Radical Rethink

  • Always have I conceived of reason as an exemplary medium — indeed, whose origins transcend men, postulating fundament.

    VII

  • When you go on Nightline, this isn't you postulating in the barbershop or at dinner with friends.

    Elon James White: Another Message From the Average Black Person

  •  I sort of chuckled, postulating that she was upset about life insurance policies and dad thumped me on the back of the head.

    A Raisin in The Sun

  • The study -- which only examined a paltry 18 women -- claims that women see the ads as "high art" or as a "type of fiction" leading them to study the ad postulating about the story being told as well as the artistic details like lighting, composition and so forth.

    Dolce & Gabbana Says Women Like It Rough

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