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conjecture
used in Oliver Twist

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a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence; or the act of forming of such a conclusion or opinion
  • ...made fast to the dwarf wall which skirted it: and here and there an oar or coil of rope: appeared, at first, to indicate that the inhabitants of these miserable cottages pursued some avocation on the river; but a glance at the shattered and useless condition of the articles thus displayed, would have led a passer-by, without much difficulty, to the conjecture that they were disposed there, rather for the preservation of appearances, than with any view to their being actually employed.
    Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (11% in)

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