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posit
 v.  assume existence of; put forward, as for consideration or study; suggest
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Something in his leisurely movements and the secure position of his feet upon the lawn suggested that it was Mr. Gatsby himself, come out to determine what share was his of our local heavens.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  There was a wholesome bulkiness about his person and his position and Daisy was flattered.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
3  He rose up to his position in the East.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
4  The trying nature of his position drove the blood from his cheek, and made his lips tremulous.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
5  Hester Prynne did not now occupy precisely the same position in which we beheld her during the earlier periods of her ignominy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
6  Thus it was with the men of rank, on whom their eminent position imposed the guardianship of the public morals.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
7  She then remained apart, silently watching Hester and the clergyman; while they talked together and made such arrangements as were suggested by their new position and the purposes soon to be fulfilled.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
8  Thus the minister felt no apprehension that Roger Chillingworth would touch, in express words, upon the real position which they sustained towards one another.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
9  As the sacred edifice was too much thronged to admit another auditor, she took up her position close beside the scaffold of the pillory.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
10  Such was the position which the minister occupied, as he bowed his head forward on the cushions of the pulpit at the close of his Election Sermon.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXIII. THE REVELATION OF THE SCARLET LETTER
11  Among this good company I should have felt myself, even if I hadn't robbed the pantry, in a false position.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
12  In order, however, that our superior position might not be compromised thereby, a money-box was kept on the kitchen mantel-shelf, in to which it was publicly made known that all my earnings were dropped.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
13  I hope I know my poor grandpapa's position.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIII
14  Still my position was a distinguished one, and I was not at all dissatisfied with it, until Fate threw me in the way of that unlimited miscreant, Trabb's boy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXX
15  After another silent turn in the garden, I fell back on the main position.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXV
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The Prussian gunner officer saw another troop of Dragoons threatening to outflank his position.
17  We feel certain you will understand our position in this matter.
18  With no news from the explorers we can only surmise their present position / where they are.
19  If Lafontaine is forced to climb down, he may wish to reconsider his position.
20  He is in an anomalous position as the only part-time worker in the firm.
21  His beginning position was stylized Sicily Defence.
22  Gradually raise your body into an upright position.
23  Japan is in the enviable position of having a budget surplus.
24  No candidate fulfils all the criteria for this position.
25  The shops are in a central position in the city.
26  The Chinese Government deems it necessary to reiterate its position and policy on the following matters.
27  But the comparison with the position of the citizen, on the law as it stands at present, is most unattractive.
28  He has been relegated to the position of an assistant coach.
29  The coach said he wasn't worried about any position except quarterback; that was where the shoe pinches.
30  The company has consolidated its position as the country's leading gas supplier.