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Definitiona message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence;
or: infer from incomplete evidence;
or: imagine to be the case or true or probable
- Heathcliff is my daughter-in-law,' said Heathcliff, corroborating my surmise.Chapter 2 (50% in)
- Ere long, I heard the click of the latch, and Catherine flew up-stairs, breathless and wild; too excited to show gladness: indeed, by her face, you would rather have surmised an awful calamity.Chapter 10 (24% in)
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