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surmise
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
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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
  • It was easy to make my further arrangements; for I was troubled with no inquiries — no surmises.
    Chapter 36 (17% in)
  • Mrs. Fairfax surmised that he was gone to make arrangements for his wedding, as he had talked of purchasing a new carriage: she said the idea of his marrying Miss Ingram still seemed strange to her; but from what everybody said, and from what she had herself seen, she could no longer doubt that the event would shortly take place.
    Chapter 22 (34% in)

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