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surmise
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence;
or: infer from incomplete evidence;
or: imagine to be the case or true or probable
  • From the moment I telephoned news of the catastrophe to West Egg village, every surmise about him, and every practical question, was referred to me.
    p. 164.4
surmise = guess based on incomplete knowledge
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