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used in Middlemarch

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uncertain — especially in reference to a profit-making investment or venture


inclined to guess and think about subjects where there is no certainty
  • He had no longer free energy enough for spontaneous research and speculative thinking, but by the bedside of patients, the direct external calls on his judgment and sympathies brought the added impulse needed to draw him out of himself.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (32% in)

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