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conjecture
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

5 uses
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Definition
a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence; or the act of forming of such a conclusion or opinion
  • There were many conjectures as to the cause of this terrible punishment.
    2 — The New Master And Mistress (84% in)
  • I had no means of conjecturing who I was to meet, or where I was going.
    18 — Months Of Peril (29% in)
  • I instantly conjectured it was one of the housemaids; and I concluded she must either have heard some noise in the room, or have noticed the entrance of Betty.
    20 — New Perils (26% in)
  • I now recollected that I had seen him manifest uneasiness, when people were on that side of the house, and I had at the time been puzzled to conjecture a motive for his actions.
    29 — Preparations For Escape (88% in)
  • It was conjectured that he advanced the money, but it was not known.
    34 — The Old Enemy Again (65% in)

There are no more uses of "conjecture" in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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