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surmise
used in Oliver Twist

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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
  • Among other ingenious surmises, the question was then raised, whether Mr. Giles had really hit anybody; and upon examination of the fellow pistol to that which he had fired, it turned out to have no more destructive loading than gunpowder and brown paper: a discovery which made a considerable impression on everybody but the doctor, who had drawn the ball about ten minutes before.
    Chapter 31 — Involves a Critical Position (88% in)

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