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surmise
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  • It is thought better that his old housekeeper should give him Lady Dedlock’s letter, the contents of which no one knows or can surmise.
  • Then I told him all about Mr. Guppy, who I feared might have had his vague surmises when I little understood his meaning, but in whose silence after our last interview I expressed perfect confidence.

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  • He has surmised that this is not a friendly visit.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • After texting his mom, he started the truck and peeled out of the parking lot, making it back to the ranch a little after four a.m. Seeing the lights on in the main house, he surmised that his mom had either risen early or. more likely, hadn’t gone to bed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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