Conjecturing
Conjecture Con*jec"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conjectured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conjecturing}.] [Cf. F. conjecturer. Cf. {Conject}.] To arrive at by conjecture; to infer on slight evidence; to surmise; to guess; to form, at random, opinions concerning. [1913 Webster]

Human reason can then, at the best, but conjecture what will be. --South. [1913 Webster]


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