surmise


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Synonyms for surmise

Synonyms for surmise

to draw an inference on the basis of inconclusive evidence or insufficient information

a judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

Synonyms for surmise

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

infer from incomplete evidence

imagine to be the case or true or probable

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And now I come rapidly to the conclusion of this singular narrative, in which I have tried to make the reader share those dark fears and vague surmises which clouded our lives so long and ended in so tragic a manner.
Secondly we must see, as well as we can surmise it from the facts we know of, what he has done here.
My surmise is this, that in London the Count decided to get back to his castle by water, as the most safe and secret way.
We have now passed into the Bistritza, and if we are wrong in our surmise our chance is gone.
My surmises did not for a moment class a man of the Count's abilities and social position with the ordinary rank and file of foreign spies.
Perhaps the BBC should donate part of Ross's withheld salary to this charity, otherwise we can all surmise what will happen to the money.
Shortened telomeres in white blood cells might induce those immune cells to trigger inflammation, surmise Ioakim Spyridopoulos and Stefanie Dimmeler of the University of Frankfurt in Germany, also writing in the Jan.
We surmise we are being read during your break, but we can't even begin to guess what time of day it was.
As I look at the congregation, my eyes fall upon Charlotte Beasley, dabbing her eyes with a Kleenex, and we may surmise that as a mother she had made the ultimate wartime sacrifice, the blood of a loved one shed on foreign soil, and that our prayers should be with her.
When anthropologists discovered the skeletal remains of ancient females who died because they could not birth increasingly large-headed babies, they were moved to surmise reasons why the human race survived the increase in size at all.
Here, he and two co-authors tackle the notion that even without proprietary knowledge, analysts can create models that can successfully surmise how certain industries will evolve and which strategies will succeed.
After you type a few letters, Word will surmise you're about to type a date and the following will appear on the screen:
One can surmise at which audience the guide is most usefully aimed.
They surmise from their own data that the risk of being injured on a fixed-site amusement park ride is 10 to 100 times lower than for most common recreational and sporting activities.
Dozens of other friend-of-the-court briefs had already been filed, leading court watchers to surmise that the Administration will take no position in the case.