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    1. This is all conjecture, but his expression was telling when I mentioned finding it there


    2. Smith, in the madness of endless conjecture, decided to stick a virtual pin into the


    3. Then what she says to me next only returns me to more conjecture


    4. Wrapped as I was in the cotton wool of solitary confinement, unable as I was to express any of my thoughts in concrete form or to engage in conjecture with another rational human being, nonetheless I spent hours imagining faces and clothes and names to accompany the hollow tapping sounds in the night


    5. All that Smith was aware of was the equivalent of a cosmic itch, and he endured the madness of the itch because he was impotence personified, that impotence inherent in not quite understanding the concept of the scratch, Smith unwittingly agreed with the future earthly Buddha in that He found the unformulated conjecture of eternal peace to be vexatious and maddening


    6. Daniel stepped in, “This is all conjecture


    7. All this that you're saying is based purely on conjecture


    8. All this that you're saying is based purely on conjecture


    9. ‘Well, it’s conjecture again but I figure that the virus has an ability to react to any circumstance that puts the host body, you, in danger


    10. That, notwithstanding this reduction, the value of silver has, during the course of the present century, begun to rise somewhat in the European market, the facts and arguments which have been alleged above, dispose me to believe, or more properly to suspect and conjecture; for the best opinion which I can form upon this subject, scarce, perhaps, deserves the name of belief


















































































    1. be conjectured about, that would bring madness & vexation to anyone who


    2. Did they love their fathers as I loved mine? I conjectured and felt sympathy for them


    3. The Buddha is quoted as saying something like, “Conjecture about the world is an unconjecturable that is not to be conjectured about, that would bring madness & vexation to anyone who conjectured about it


    4. We conjectured what the child would look like


    5. What would have happened if she had succeeded instead of being rubbed out like she was?� Steve conjectured as he had a puzzling look on his face


    6. Brumerson conjectured that the boys’ cases had carried a high priority for clemency because of their ages


    7. He conjectured that he would have less than a second to get in the first blow


    8. The winter roads were still relatively empty, and Colling conjectured that the fact that there were many Home Army veterans in the south of Poland might be a possible inhibiting factor in the Russians and Polish Reds putting out any regular patrols


    9. No one conjectured seeing Jewania there


    10. Diggs then conjectured the following conversation on the tablet
















































































    1. All I have to base my conjectures upon is rudimentary knowledge of common practices and some plain old good sense


    2. compare this proposition to the facts, but the fact is that correspondence theory conjectures truth


    3. convenience, out of historical associations and personal conjectures, but beyond the


    4. They were based on his conjectures, not upon observation of them in practice


    5. Absorbed in his own conjectures, he tended to treat his assistants like animate plants


    6. “In their idle and most slothful conjectures,


    7. “In their idle and most slothful conjectures,


    8. planes, too, all at the same time? If my conjectures were


    9. The mulatto thought for a moment her answer, she had strong suspicions of what the madam was planning but until not having enough confirmation, she did not want to disrupt our lives with simple conjectures


    10. No man on earth could read those characters, but Shevatas shuddered at the dim conjectures they raised


















































































    1. 24 And when the people were conjecturing about John and all of them thinking in their hearts whether he were haply the Messiah John answered and said to them I baptize you with water; there comes one after me who is stronger than I the latchets of whose shoes I am not worthy to loosen; he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire: who takes the fan in his hand to cleanse his threshingfloors and the wheat he gathers into his barns while the straw he shall burn in fire which cannot be put out


    2. “Are you conjecturing based on his actions?”


    3. conjecturing is of no benefit


    4. Harvey was there, too, conjecturing in a too-loud voice to a group of animals, leaving no question as to the state of his sobriety


    5. The Knight of the Rueful Countenance was still very anxious to find out who the owner of the valise could be, conjecturing from the sonnet and letter, from the money in gold, and from the fineness of the shirts, that he must be some lover of distinction whom the scorn and cruelty of his lady had driven to some desperate course; but as in that uninhabited and rugged spot there was no one to be seen of whom he could inquire, he saw nothing else for it but to push on, taking whatever road Rocinante chose--which was where he could make his way--firmly persuaded that among these wilds he could not fail to meet some rare adventure


    6. Elinor, dreading her being tired, led her towards home; and till they reached the door of the cottage, easily conjecturing what her curiosity must be though no question was suffered to speak it, talked of nothing but Willoughby, and their conversation together; and was carefully minute in every particular of speech and look, where minuteness could be safely indulged


    7. Amid the general vacant hilarity of the assembly a bell rang and, while all were conjecturing what might be the cause, Miss Callan entered and, having spoken a few words in a low tone to young Mr Dixon, retired with a profound bow to the company


    8. His ultimate intention, if he had any, she had not yet divined; and she found herself conjecturing on the matter as a third person might have done


    9. Vincy would advance money to provide furniture-; and though, since it would not be necessary to pay for everything at once, some bills would be left standing over, he did not waste time in conjecturing how much his father-in-law would give in the form of dowry, to make payment easy


    10. Trumbull, who felt pleasure in conjecturing that some new resources had been opened






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    Synonyms for "conjecture"

    conjecture speculation guess hypothesis supposition surmisal surmise hypothecate hypothesise hypothesize speculate suppose theorise theorize imagine conclude venture presume premise deduction suspicion opinion

    "conjecture" definitions

    a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)


    a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence


    reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence


    to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds