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Word: supposititious

Definition: assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical


Sentences Containing 'supposititious'

But by and by I evolved an idea I would wake my brother and probe him with a supposititious case.
I sat looking at Peggotty for some time, in a reverie on this supposititious case: whether, if she were employed to lose me like the boy in the fairy tale, I should be able to track my way home again by the buttons she would shed.

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