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speculate
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
to guess without certainty

or:

to think about or consider something

or (more rarely):

to risk money in a financial venture
  • I sat, a model of patience, trying to attract his absorbed attention from its engrossing speculation; till he grew irritable, and got up, asking why I would not allow him to have his own time in taking his meals? and saying that on the next occasion I needn't wait: I might set the things down and go.
    Chapter 34 (47% in)

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