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conjecture
used in Persuasion

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Definition
a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence; or the act of forming of such a conclusion or opinion
  • Charles and Henrietta returned, bringing, as may be conjectured, Charles Hayter with them.
    Chapter 10 (70% in)
  • She had before conjectured him to be a stranger like themselves, and determined that a well-looking groom, who was strolling about near the two inns as they came back, should be his servant.
    Chapter 12 (17% in)
  • "Upon my word," said she, "I should not have supposed that my opinion of any one could have admitted of such difference of conjecture, steady and matter of fact as I may call myself.
    Chapter 14 (50% in)

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