to conjecture

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  • We are at a loss to conjecture for what reason it has received this name. Cited from Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam, by Abbott
  • The case against him or her should not be left to conjecture.
  • At last one night they disappeared, without any man being able to conjecture how they got away. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • For a long time she was at a loss to conjecture what could have happened. Cited from The Stowmarket Mystery, by Louis Tracy
  • I am entirely unable to conjecture the issue of things with you. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 3 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • I almost fear to conjecture what the reason may have been. Cited from The Incomplete Amorist, by E. Nesbit
  • I must leave it to yourself to conjecture how far you would suit her. Cited from A Strange Story, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 2
  • How much farther they stood out into the western sea it was impossible to conjecture. Cited from The Ball and The Cross, by G.K. Chesterton
  • He began to conjecture, and soon both of us felt filled with horror. Cited from Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, by Hawthorne
  • But it was entirely impossible to conjecture for certain what this something might be. Cited from Dawn of All, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • At last he gave up trying to conjecture what it meant. Cited from The Adventures of Captain Horn, by Frank Richard Stockton
  • What could develop along that particular line was more than he cared to conjecture. Cited from A Husband by Proxy, by Jack Steele
  • It is quite impossible to conjecture of what use such a poor old creature can be. Cited from Mission to Central Africa in the Years 1850-51, Vol. 2, by Richardson
  • She sought vaguely to conjecture just what his words would be when next they spoke together. Cited from The Power and the Glory, by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  • There is some reason to conjecture that it was the influence of the home government. Cited from Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II, by Charles Upham
  • What her letter might contain he found it impossible to conjecture. Cited from In the Year of Jubilee, by George Gissing
  • It is difficult to conjecture what is the cause of this difference in their number. Cited from Different Forms of Flowers, by Charles Darwin #19]
  • Their origin therefore I think must still be open to conjecture. Cited from Expeditions in North-West and Western Australia, Vol. 1, by George Grey
  • It was impossible for me to conjecture what had become of her. Cited from The Parisians, by E. B. Lytton, Book 6
  • In vain I tried to conjecture the reason why he should come. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
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