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speculate
used in O Pioneers!

2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
don't know, but I'll speculate
Definition
to think about, wonder, guess or theorize with much uncertainty
  • It diverted him to speculate as to how much weight each of the steers would probably put on by spring.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (32% in)

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  • He speculated, lost his own fortune and funds entrusted to him by poor seafaring men, and died disgraced, leaving his children nothing.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (43% in)

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