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At key points in his piece, Wallace-Wells posits facts that mainstream climate science cannot support.
Additionally, Lieberman posited that Neanderthal vocal tracts resembled those of infant humans, too.
Experts posit that such a rocket, which Pyonyang calls a Hwasong-14, could potentially travel 4,100 miles, technical wrinkles not withstanding.
Some have posited that Earhart was in fact a spy, sent by the U.S. government to conduct surveillance on Japanese activity in the Pacific.
Despite it’s history of continual defeat, David Cohen a senior executive at Comcast, posited that Simpson-Bowles might be the precise thing that the American economy needs right now.
The cameras will probably be oriented differently Rumors posit that the rear-facing cameras will now be oriented vertically, instead of horizontally.
Economist John Maynard Keynes posited, in an essay published a year after the 1929 Wall Street crash, that his grandchildren would work 15-hour weeks, with five-day weekends.
Picking up almost immediately after the first John Wick, Chapter 2 posits an entire world full of deadly assassins who follow the rules of an arcane secret society, sampling suits and guns the way an oenophile samples wine.
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Origin and Etymology of posit
Latin positus, past participle of ponere
First Known Use: 1647See Words from the same year
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Definition of posit for English Language Learners
: to suggest (something, such as an idea or theory) especially in order to start a discussion
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