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Osborn based this supposition on what he thought was a change in tailbone anatomy about halfway down the organ's length.
Supposition has been winging its way around movie fandom for weeks leading up to the film's premiere.
The second supposition is that all things can compute.
One is the supposition that airlines raise rates on the weekends while keeping them low during the week.
Courts can't reliably, and in my view shouldn't, work on supposition and rumour but on objective evidence.
If nothing of this magnitude could ever appear in their imaginations, why should they believe in this supposition.
But to pretend that this is a genetically determined trait is a premature supposition.
Finally, the supposition that any major transportation system can be built without substantial collective effort is a fantasy.
There is no scientific basis for the underlying supposition.
We imagined what might have happened, acted upon the supposition, and find ourselves justified.
All the same your statement there is a supposition without supporting evidence.
And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion.
Your supposition, although plausible, is totally out of place.
Their behavior under attempts at therapy confirms this supposition.
The supposition that it was a calculated crime and a cunning criminal doesn't work.
The supposition is too grossly unreasonable, too monstrous, to require labored refutation.
The natural supposition with me was, that when the troops abandoned the expedition, the navy would do so also.
Also annoying is the supposition that the music is somehow insidiously evil because of its beat and primal nature.
The forensic scientist's goal is not pure knowledge but practical supposition.

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