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speculate -- as in: don't know, but I'll speculate
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • there is no use speculating on that subject.
  • ] Ah! that is clearly a metaphysical speculation, and like most metaphysical speculations has very little reference at all to the actual facts of real life, as we know them.

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  • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
  • We were speculating as to whether a president would have to resign after that kind of scandal.

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