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adjective as in prognostic

adjective as in prognosticative

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Twas inevitable that they should pry and surmise––surmising much more than they dared pry.

Far from surmising it was her he had met in the park, he had concluded it was one of the maids, and thought of her no more.

Mr. Wopsle dropped in to ask what was the matter (surmising that a convict had been taken), but came running out in a great hurry.

There is some ground, I believe, for surmising that their common source is kajr, the date-fruit.

Surmising at last that the card, whatever it was, had something to do with the exclamation, Paula picked it up.


On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surmising, such as: academic, assumed, doubtful, figured, guessing, and guesstimated.

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