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doubt

Philosophy the methodical device, esp in the philosophy of Descartes, of identifying certain knowledge as the residue after rejecting any proposition which might, however improbably, be false
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After a lot of convincing, he finally doubtfully said, 'Okay, go and see what you can do.
"Must a name mean something?" Alice asked doubtfully.
Jones doubtfully understood the truth he himself inadvertently coughed up: charm governors.
Many factors enter into making a social deviant, be it a dog or a person, with handedness doubtfully being one of them.
When Christian informs Anastasia that his firm has an internship programme, she glances around doubtfully. "I don't think I'd fit in."
"I don't know," he says doubtfully. "This is a one-off for me.
The governor himself was doubtfully in the car since all senior administrators are on vacation in Avaza.
Thompson's rational, readable treatise, which reveals that about 20 per cent of Britain's 300 or so 'native' species might more accurately be called 'doubtfully native', provides useful correctives to storms in media teacups.
NNA - MP Emile Rahmeh told Manar Television on Wednesday that March 8 Camp has only one presidential candidate, Michel Aoun; however, he was doubtfully that the elections would take place on their constitutional due date.
In the opinion of Mr Fadaghi, Apple will doubtfully focus its sales strategy towards the lower end of the market, leaving it all behind to Androids dominance.