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In [[Modern English]] the indicative mood is for statements of actuality or strong probability, and in addition acts as a "default" mood for all instances which do not require use of a differentspecific mood:
* The spine-tailed swift flies faster than any other bird in the world. ([[present indicative]])
* The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers rose to record heights in 1993. ([[past indicative]])
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