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speculative -- as in: a speculative venture
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The War of the Worlds
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  • My particular province is speculative philosophy.
  • It is worthy of remark that a certain speculative writer of quasi-scientific repute, writing long before the Martian invasion, did forecast for man a final structure not unlike the actual Martian condition.

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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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