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presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds

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based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

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In response to news of Magellan's discovery of a strait at the southern tip of South America he re-drew his conjectural antarctic continent and re-named it TERRA AVSTRALIS RECENTER INVENTA AT/ NONDUM PLENE COGNITA (Southern land recently discovered but not fully known).
Women, according to the conjectural historians, didn't simply mark social progress, they contributed to it.
96) The court ultimately held that because a victim of substantiated sexual abuse is a reasonably ascertainable creditor, and because a substantiated claim of abuse is more than conjectural, a victim's due process rights are violated when he or she is denied actual notice and his or her claims are barred pursuant to Section 473.
Of course, she makes a plausible case, but it's largely conjectural.
Trying to cool tensions between Ankara and Cairo, Gul said in remarks cited by Anadolu news agency: "This situation between Turkey and Egypt is temporary and conjectural.
Other intelligence cited in passing by the White House on the trajectories and telemetry of rockets that may have been used in the attack was also somewhat conjectural and involved weapons that were not, in fact, in the Syrian arsenal, suggesting that they were actually fired by the rebels.
They continue with discussions of construction and first properties of motives, Grothendieck's standard conjectures, the finite dimensionality of motives, properties of finite dimensional motives, Chow-Kunneth decomposition and the Picard and Albamese motive, the conjectural Bloch-Beilinson filtration, relative Chow-Kunneth decomposition, and beyond pure motives.
There are no nebulous statements and conjectural finger-pointing.
The men hadnOt shown such claims were anything more than conjectural, he said.
From a purely conjectural point of view, it is more likely that the CIA was attempting to identify--and subsequently manipulate--Iranian intelligence collection priorities in Afghanistan.
Placing the song in a historical context, even if it is partly conjectural, adds so much to the joy and mystery of the song itself.
However, it's difficult to do that when Land Matters is so conjectural and conspicuously devoid of any conclusion.
A Priori Conjectural Knowledge in Physics: The Comprehensibility of the Universe" and much more.
Inevitably in such editions there is much that is conjectural or tentative but de Beer was scrupulous in pointing out where this was the case.
Many of these new theories are only tentative and conjectural, but they have transformed cosmology beyond recognition.