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speculative -- as in: a speculative venture
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Moby Dick
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  • I think his broad brow to be full of a prairie-like placidity, born of a speculative indifference as to death.

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  • I’m too old to invest in speculative business enterprises.
  • My speculative sister, she of the rocket-science brain and the rodeo spirit, dropped out of college and moved to Manhattan in the late ’90s.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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