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conjecture
used in Catch-22

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Definition
a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence; or the act of forming of such a conclusion or opinion
  • 'Maybe it belongs to my father,' Dunbar conjectured.
    Chapter 17 — The Soldier in White (56% in)
  • His duties as squadron executive officer did consist entirely, as both Doc Daneeka and Major Major had conjectured, of pitching horseshoes, kidnaping Italian laborers, and renting apartments for the enlisted men and officers to use on rest leaves, and he excelled at all three.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (4% in)

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