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Some economists speculate the economy turned around in May, as states reopened and the economy added jobs for the first time since February.

Llama sacrifices occurred in front of local audiences, Valdez and his colleagues speculate.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk, for example, recently speculated about the possibility of building a Starlink network on Mars.

Meanwhile, researchers speculated that the protests and riots that followed may have kept a lot of other citizens who weren’t participating off the streets — reducing the overall number of people who could be exposed.

News outlet Android Central speculated earlier this week that Pei was leaving the firm possibly because of an alleged “internal power struggle” between him and Lau, 45.

“Of course he has no answer he is purely speculating,” Allen said.

Naturally, the gay press has enjoyed speculating as to the exact reason.

When Smith was asked how he could diagnose Obama, he admitted he is not a psychologist and was just speculating.

We tend to daydream all the time, speculating about the future and dwelling on the past.

But since when has that stopped anyone from speculating about True Detective?

Moreover, he sank a million in the Wortschin mines where he had been speculating with hypothecated securities of his wife's.

At the same time he began lending money on short time, and by speculating with the poorer class he acquired a certain competence.

The speculating atheist, the theist will tell us, may be an honest man, but his writings will cause atheism in politics.

The proudest philosopher, speculating on the origin of the universe, is convicted of ignorance.

Thyrsis went, speculating on the way as to what strange manner of being this publisher might be.


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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to speculating, such as: curious, guessing, inquiring, pondering, questioning, and speculative.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.