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surmise
used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Definition
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence;
or: infer from incomplete evidence;
or: imagine to be the case or true or probable
  • 5:3894" Milo quickly pulled the rule book from his pocket, opened to the page, and read, "Ordinance 1753894 It shall be unlawful, illegal, and unethical to think, think of thinking, surmise, presume, reason, meditate, or speculate while in the Doldrums.
    p. 24.9

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