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speculating

See definition of speculating on Dictionary.com
  • as inwondering
  • as inconception

synonyms for speculating

  • curious
  • guessing
  • inquiring
  • pondering
  • questioning
  • speculative
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How to use speculating in a sentence

Some economists speculate the economy turned around in May, as states reopened and the economy added jobs for the first time since February.
U.S. ECONOMY RECOUPS TWO-THIRDS OF GROUND LOST IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR, BUT THERE IS STILL FAR TO GORACHEL SIEGEL, ANDREW VAN DAMOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Llama sacrifices occurred in front of local audiences, Valdez and his colleagues speculate.
MUMMIFIED LLAMAS YIELD NEW INSIGHTS INTO INCA RITUAL SACRIFICESBRUCE BOWEROCTOBER 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
SpaceX founder Elon Musk, for example, recently speculated about the possibility of building a Starlink network on Mars.
THE MOON WILL SOON HAVE CELL SERVICECHARLIE WOODOCTOBER 22, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
WHAT A SUMMER OF COVID-19 TAUGHT SCIENTISTS ABOUT INDOOR VS. OUTDOOR TRANSMISSIONMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 19, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
ONEPLUS CO-FOUNDER CARL PEI CONFIRMS HE HAS LEFT THE COMPANYMANISH SINGHOCTOBER 16, 2020TECHCRUNCH
For example, one agency executive speculated that 50% to 60% of ESPN’s college football inventory is locked up in multi-year sponsorship deals.
TV SPORTS ADVERTISERS GRAPPLE WITH NFL, COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESCHEDULING GAMESTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
Eswarrapa speculates that the glowing pigments may help these water bears survive in southern India, where summertime UV levels can be extreme.
GLOWING BLUE HELPS SHIELD THIS TARDIGRADE FROM HARMFUL ULTRAVIOLET LIGHTJONATHAN LAMBERTOCTOBER 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Some have speculated that the league has decided to de-emphasize offensive holding penalties and that the decline in penalty yardage is helping to boost scoring.
SCORING IS WAY UP IN THE NFL. WHICH TEAMS DOES THAT HELP?JOSH HERMSMEYEROCTOBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
You can try to speculate what type of ecosystem or partnership you need, but then when you are hands-on in the deal with the customer, they come to the table with their preferred partners already.
5G AND THE ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITYCLAIRE BEATTYOCTOBER 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I’m not going to speculate what that limited episode was about so early in the course, but he’s doing well.
PRESIDENT’S BLOOD OXYGEN LEVELS DROPPED TWICE IN RECENT DAYS, DOCTORS SAYDEREK HAWKINS, FELICIA SONMEZ, SEUNG MIN KIM, HANNAH KNOWLESOCTOBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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