Vcr Presentation

Abby Lucero

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If any dictator has the _______ that one of their citizen has a different view point than them the citizen will be persecuted quickly.
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Presumption

[pri-zuhmp-shuh n]


n. 1. Arrogance; excessive self-assurance; unbecoming boldness


2. Grounds for belief; assumption or supposition

Other forms:

v. presume


adj. presumptive


adj. presumptuous


n. presumptuousness

roots

sumpsi, sumptum <L. "to take", "to obtain"


pre <L. "before"

synonyms

assumption

likelihood

premise

antonyms

fact

knowledge

reality

VCR exercises

7A: 13. A


7B: 5. D


7D: 3. Presumption

Practice

Choose the sentence that uses presumption incorrectly.


1. The girls thought it would be safe to presume that they wouldn't have practice after school since it was pouring rain outside but once they got to the gym their coach said that they still had practice that day.

2. My 12 year old brother can presume 2 whole pizzas in one sitting.

3. My sister's presumptuous personality can sometimes get her into trouble when she boldly speaks what is on her mind.