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speculate
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
to think about, wonder, guess or theorize with much uncertainty
  • It was testimony to the romantic speculation he inspired that there were whispers about him from those who found little that it was necessary to whisper about in this world.
    p. 44.5
speculation = thoughts and guesses

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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