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surmise

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence
  • my surmise is that the couple's "good news" is the announcement that they are going to have a baby

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surmise

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of surmise (Entry 2 of 2)

to form an opinion from little or no evidence
  • we surmised that she had purchased the apple pie since there was a bakery box on the kitchen counter

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The first known use of surmise was in 1569

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“Surmise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surmise. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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