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GRE Multiple Choice Questions - List 2

GRE - Flashcards - Multiple Choice Questions - SHOW ME LIST 2

Definition:

(noun) the act of taking possession of or power over something; "his ####### of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"; "the Nazi ####### of power in 1934"; "he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the ####### of the compan

(noun) the act of assuming or taking for granted; "your ####### that I would agree was unwarranted"

(noun) audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"

(noun) a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain #######s"

(noun) a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the ####### that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"

(noun) (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended

(noun) celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox church

 

** Please Select the best Word that fits the definition in the left column

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