conjecture

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  • What has been done during the past three years can only as yet be conjectured. Cited from France and the Republic, by William Henry Hurlbert
  • I think that something is intended, if we are right in our conjectures. Cited from Oddsfish!, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • Many conjectures have been formed as to the person who lies under this stone. Cited from The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, by William Wordsworth
  • It was thus conjectured that the island was about two miles in length. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The final show was four hours of conjectures about the future of classical music.
  • Every body conjectures why he was killed, but no one knows how. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters And Journals, Vol. 5, ed. by Moore
  • How far wide of the mark these conjectures were he would learn by and by. Cited from The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax, by Harriet Parr (AKA Holme Lee)
  • This alone, as far as can be conjectured, will form more than one volume. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12), by Burke
  • The volume is divided into two parts, conjectured to have been originally two separate works.
  • There is no other source of information; not even its possible key can be conjectured.
  • They told her together, and what had been conjectures were now put forward as facts. Cited from Tommy and Grizel, by J.M. Barrie
  • The date of this letter therefore is conjectured to have been the latter year. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, V5, 1582-83, ed. by Blair/Robertson
  • I had too much reason soon afterwards to know that Paul was right in his conjectures. Cited from The African Trader, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Therefore, the majority of information and conjectures made about them come from alternative sources.
  • It has been conjectured that this was a much earlier approach to the village.
  • The captain, therefore, had no doubt but that he was right in his conjectures. Cited from The Loss of the Royal George, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • After that some media conjectured that the incident was caused by language problem.
  • The conjectures to which it has given rise will be considered later. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 39, January, 1861, by Various
  • The standard conjectures are commonly considered to be very hard and are open in the general case.
  • She had taken the name which I conjectured would in time be her's. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, No. 279
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Meaning of conjecture

  • noun Reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence