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theorize
used in Gifted Hands

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Definition
to form a theory (a belief about how something works or came about — often without having absolute proof)
  • As Candy and I talked it over later, we theorized that the phone company looked at the charges, and some executive decided that no one could possibly talk that long.
    p. 97.8
  • I theorized—and it turned out to be correct—that since her brain was being slowly destroyed from the age of 7, chances were that many of her functions had been transferred to other areas during the process.
    p. 151.4

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