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Synonyms for conjectural

Synonyms for conjectural

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

Synonyms for conjectural

based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

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46) hinges on the restoration [Hebrew Text Omitted], which is decidedly conjectural.
Thus, for example, while Ganim returns in every chapter to a consideration of erotic elements in La Ceppede's poetry (sometimes with unfortunate conjectural emphasis, as when Christ rakes leave of his mother, meets with Mary Magdelene -- conflated with a shepherdess -- or is nailed to the Cross), his remarks do not extend to ot her configurations of baroque dialectics, whether in poetry (D'Aubigne or Teresa of Avila), painting (Tintoretto) or sculpture (Bernini).
1) Nevertheless, even if we feel justified, as Jonathan Goldberg does, in dismissing Levin's objections for their refusal of "any real confrontation with the play," we must yet admit that there is a decidedly conjectural element to topical readings of the play.
Bruni himself appears to have regarded his first book as a thematic excursus whose conjectural methods were dictated by the need to reconstruct an obscure and remote period of the city's history.
Genovesi's precise iconographical reading of the complex imagery of the Volta Pinta is insightful, although at times his interpretations seem contrived; moreover, his subthemes - that the warnings about immoral behavior refer to prostitution and that allusions to Propertius extol the Accademia del Monte - remain conjectural.
The argument offered in support of the claims for Shakespeare's revision of the components of the tetralogy is entirely hypothetical, conjectural.
the picture that emerges from this synthesis may bear some plausible relation to the real person of Ignatius, but the links are uncertain and the result no more than conjectural and probable at best" (361).
But, can conjectural dynamics help Turkey and Israel overcome their differences?
Obtain a unified construction of both the quantized A-polynomial and the Oblomkov-Rasmussen-Shende invariants, two celebrated -- and previously unrelated -- conjectural knot invariants which have received a great deal of attention.
Stein takes the reconstruction drawing (reproduced as figs 68 & 74) showing a rocker arm literally, not seeing that it is a purely conjectural reconstruction (as fig.
The artist's assemblages of paraphernalia are often bare--cobbled from tubing, lightbulbs, plastic boxes, and scraps of wood; items of clothing, strips of fabric, hunks of shag-carpet toilet-seat cover--yet his generous, conjectural mode of presentation reveals them to us not as dull, abject throwaways, but as those sorts of "entities" that, per the philosopher, "we encounter in concern.
Of course, this interpretation is somewhat conjectural.
She finds the former to be largely conjectural, because it bases its claims on the relationship of Achaemenid monarchs to later forms of Zoroastrianism that cannot be substantiated as early as the Persian period.
A few arrows went over the mark but, on the whole, my prospects at a conjectural Hunger Games like scenario became stronger.
The form Yahveh or Yahweh is a conjectural scholarly reconstruction, but no complete certainty attaches to it.