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conjecture
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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Definition
a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence; or the act of forming of such a conclusion or opinion
  • Conjecture, expectation, and surmise
    Of aids incertain should not be admitted.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — York. The Archbishop's palace (23% in)
conjecture = conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • Rumour is a pipe Blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures, And of so easy and so plain a stop That the blunt monster with uncounted heads, The still-discordant wavering multitude, Can play upon it.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Warkworth. Before the castle (6% in)

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