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assumptive adj
1 excessively forward; "an assumptive person"; "on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide"; "the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants" [syn: assuming, presumptuous]
2 accepted as real or true without proof; "an assumed increase in population"; "the assumed reason for his absence"; "assumptive beliefs"; "his loyalty was taken for granted" [syn: assumed, taken for granted(p)]

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  1. Held as true or valid without evidence.
  2. Forward or presumptuous.
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