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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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The beer has reminded me that I forgot, Bob--yes; they ARE dubious.
But being made an honest woman of, so to speak, Becky would not consort any longer with these dubious ones, and cut Lady Crackenbury when the latter nodded to her from her opera-box, and gave Mrs.
Within a few days the fate of the speculation became so dubious that Mr.
They would be obliged to "run away"--a course as dark and dubious as a balloon journey.
In the same way, since in action it frequently happens that no delay is permissible, it is very certain that, when it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to act according to what is most probable; and even although we should not remark a greater probability in one opinion than in another, we ought notwithstanding to choose one or the other, and afterwards consider it, in so far as it relates to practice, as no longer dubious, but manifestly true and certain, since the reason by which our choice has been determined is itself possessed of these qualities.
Her little butterfly soul fluttered incessantly between memory and dubious expectation.
They were satisfied with what I had to say and I have now got clearance from any involvement in any dubious happenings in the tournament in Ajman," Butt toldPTI.
First victim of the scandal concerning dubious plastic surgeries revealed by the Trend weekly.
SIALKOT -- Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to ensure the special monitoring of 300 big industrial units in Gujranwala division for presenting their dubious tax returns.
Moreover, in 2016-2017, New Symbol Bank was involved in dubious payable-through operations.
The interagency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) is investigating 20 firms that have entered into alleged dubious contracts approved by the former administration.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): With the latest political ruckus in Bihar, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) on Thursday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar stating that the recent episode in the state politics has brought his dubious character to fore.