## EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONJECTURE

She discovered that Emma's conjecture had been only too correct.

He hesitated; then, "Well, go on with your conjecture," Rulledge said forgivingly.

Nor can I conjecture how far I strayed north or south from my course.

How had he never before chanced on a conjecture so probable?

She does not own, she has any authority for this, but her own conjecture.

It might, however, be of great importance to him to trace this conjecture to certainty.

The next Wednesday again will, I conjecture, be a hated day to us both.

It is almost impossible to conjecture what will be the basis of the settlement.

I only conjecture so—Did you ever feel the same transports I do?

The days and months passed, heartlessly confirming my conjecture, my belief.

## MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONJECTURE

### guesses

verbtry to figure out; imagine- believe
- calculate
- chance
- conjecture
- dare say
- deduce
- deem
- divine
- estimate
- fancy
- fathom
- go out on a limb
- guesstimate
- happen upon
- hazard
- hypothesize
- infer
- judge
- jump to a conclusion
- lump it
- opine
- penetrate
- pick
- postulate
- predicate
- predict
- presume
- pretend
- reason
- reckon
- select
- size up
- solve
- speculate
- suggest
- suppose
- surmise
- survey
- suspect
- take a shot at
- take a stab at
- theorize
- think
- think likely
- venture
- work out

### guesswork

nounguess### hypotheses

nountheory- antecedent
- apriority
- assignment
- assumption
- attribution
- axiom
- basis
- belief
- conclusion
- condition
- conjecture
- data
- deduction
- demonstration
- derivation
- explanation
- foundation
- ground
- guess
- inference
- interpretation
- layout
- lemma
- philosophy
- plan
- position
- postulate
- premise
- presupposition
- principle
- proposal
- proposition
- rationale
- reason
- scheme
- shot in the dark
- speculation
- starting point
- suggestion
- supposition
- surmise
- system
- tentative law
- term
- theorem
- thesis

### hypothesis

nountheory- antecedent
- apriority
- assignment
- assumption
- attribution
- axiom
- basis
- belief
- conclusion
- condition
- conjecture
- data
- deduction
- demonstration
- derivation
- explanation
- foundation
- ground
- guess
- inference
- interpretation
- layout
- lemma
- philosophy
- plan
- position
- postulate
- premise
- presupposition
- principle
- proposal
- proposition
- rationale
- reason
- scheme
- shot in the dark
- speculation
- starting point
- suggestion
- supposition
- surmise
- system
- tentative law
- term
- theorem
- thesis

### hypothesized

verbspeculate### hypothesizing

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