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speculate -- as in: don't know, but I'll speculate
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The Awakening
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  • "Granted; as many as you like," he returned, glancing down into her eyes that were full of thoughtfulness and some speculation.
  • "I wonder if Leonce will be uneasy!" she speculated, as she seated herself at table.
  • She left them in heated argument, speculating about the conclusion of the tale which their mother promised to finish the following night.
  • She lay in bed awake, with bright eyes full of speculation.

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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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