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conjecture
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence; or the act of forming of such a conclusion or opinion
  • He went on listening, and gathered by odds and ends that it was conjectured at first that the boys had got drowned while taking a swim; then the small raft had been missed; next, certain boys said the missing lads had promised that the village should "hear something" soon; the wise-heads had "put this and that together" and decided that the lads had gone off on that raft and would turn up at the next town below, presently; but toward noon the raft had been found, lodged against the...
    Chapter 15 (54% in)

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