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conjecture

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an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence
  • the many conjectures about the true identity of Jack the Ripper

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1 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement
  • he conjectured that the theater could seat 1000 people more or less

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2 to form an opinion from little or no evidence
  • you're only conjecturing that he was the culprit

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“Conjecture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conjecture. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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