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    1. ‘Liz, it has been headlines that a woman has been helping the police with their enquiries in connection with this case, and a lot of speculation has been flying around

    2. This was a time of speculation

    3. I’m not willing to make any speculation of what nation it might be that will be the Antichrist’s kingdom

    4. It was his job to get Vic to understand, get her to stop further speculation on how they could locate him

    5. There had been speculation at one time about their relationship, but he would have none of the gossip around camp

    6. There was some speculation on the 'threads' that were seen reaching from one boulder to another in some observations in some recent postings

    7. when the faithfulness of a significant other does come into speculation

    8. speculation and disagreement for many years

    9. rumour and speculation, but no one actually had any idea what had

    10. He still remembered her touchy reaction to his speculation about reading in an RNAcid trip of some other person

    11. “What happened after that is a matter of speculation,” he resumed,

    12. To himself idle speculation, but in the starship age, speculation that can reach millions in minutes

    13. There was a great deal of speculation in his article on how the objects came to be trapped in that gravitational null

    14. Agent Marick’s speculation would not be resolved anytime soon

    15. such places, by what is called the trade of speculation

    16. it must have been a very fortunate speculation, of which the returns could not only repay the enormous expense at which the money was thus borrowed for carrying it on, but afford, besides, a good surplus profit to the projector

    17. Rumours and speculation were alive and well

    18. The directors of the bank, however, would probably be unwilling to agree to the impositon of a seignorage upon the authority of a speculation which promises them no gain, but only pretends to insure them from any loss

    19. Ever since the recent meeting between the Legion’s brass and the now constantly vexed commander of the Penitus Oculatus, there had been nothing but nervous and sometimes frenzied speculation

    20. This was her speculation

    21. Immediately she thrust this sort of speculation out of her mind

    22. ‘And really, arguing over who is responsible is mere speculation

    23. She’d listened to updated versions of this programme all of twenty times, hoping with each new report there would be something – at least evidence that he would never be returning, rather than what amounted to no more than speculation; there was always the expert detailing how such cutting edge technology inevitably carried a risk of catastrophic failure

    24. To depart upon any occasion from those rules, in consequence of some flattering speculation of extraordinary gain, is almost always extremely dangerous and frequently fatal to the banking company which attempts it

    25. Gross sophistry has scarce ever had any influence upon the opinions of mankind, except in matters of philosophy and speculation ; and in these it has frequently had the greatest

    26. Without this positional shift and a second observation, any thoughts about the subject remain unsubstantiated and speculation only

    27. “The earliest phases of the Big Bang are subject to much speculation

    28. Such a speculation, can, at worst, be regarded but as a new Utopia, less amusing, certainly, but no more useless and chimerical than the old one

    29. Will man ever be able to truly understand exactly what happens where in the brain while thoughts are occurring? And what about the distinction between thinking about a new subject as opposed to remembering an old one? Some perhaps promising speculation has recently centered on the neurons of the pre-frontal cortex (the cerebrum), with the corollary proposition that the greater number of axonic-dendritic connections between the neurons, the greater the potential intelligence

    30. Firstly the Russian networks speculation about the American’s next action of retaliation

    31. There was speculation that this was an attack on high profile Americans

    32. “Celebrities getting armed, buying guns,” said Roger, “other than that, just a lot of speculation

    33. Admittedly there is speculation if it is fiction or fact but it should be read by all COIN operators

    34. A savvy investor is seldom carried away by high P/E (Price/Earnings) ratios occasioned by frenzied speculation, overvalued stocks and lower than average earnings

    35. It was all calculated speculation on his part and in some ways he wanted to shock Sarah with his anecdote

    36. Speculation in this community is rife

    37. “It is unlikely that a lack of knowledge has ever discouraged speculation

    38. “To engage in idle speculation is the mark of a free man,” Brendan said and it merely smiled its inscrutable little smile

    39. His excursions to the farm did not go unnoticed by his fellow soldiers, and he had to listen to speculation about what he and the Frau must be doing at the isolated farmhouse

    40. He had no speculation, no hearsay

    41. It would invite speculation and inquiry

    42. Speculation between Beth and Truman as to how the news would report their own demise had wound their nerves up to where sleep was impossible

    43. It appears that this is as far as I can go in drawing conclusions from the material that I have already gathered without getting so far into the area of speculation that it becomes detached from any foundation supplied up to now

    44. For being lame and unable system of supplying the international backers organisms, it also turns those dependent and slave organisms of its speculation under false mantle of the investment to export and to pay the foreign debt

    45. Another aspect of the speculation that mines the dependent countries is to force them to burn billion dollars to maintain its stable coin, that is, exchanging real efforts for imaginary coin when transferring immense wealth for financial speculation

    46. Therefore, the current monetary system aggregates whatever is fragmented, that is, centralizes the resources of the diverse familiar units and producing units for speculation in the market

    47. It seems silly mentioning it again, but I am still fascinated by the extraordinary circumstances that are the causation of the DNA speculation

    48. Those monetary masses act in an independent way, according to the double actuation of the Virtual Coin, without being inflationary and without there to be speculation with prices or stocks

    49. It is the end of the financial speculation and liberation of the State of the need of tributes

    50. Those nongovernmental organizations will have special current account to receive your donation without the money suffers financial speculation or political manipulation

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    Synonyms for "speculation"

    meditation speculation conjecture guess hypothesis supposition surmisal surmise venture contemplation consideration view conclusion

    "speculation" definitions

    a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

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

    an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits

    continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature