conjecture

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conjecture on (something)

To speculate or wonder about something. A murmur went through the stands as people conjectured on which dog would be named the winner.
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conjecture on something

to speculate on or guess about something. I will not even conjecture on the outcome. Dave conjectured on what might happen next.
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He used featureless lines to indicate the conjectural coastlines of South America.
128) The court reiterated that it was Snead's responsibility to provide notice to reasonably ascertainable creditors with more than conjectural claims, and Snead failed to do this.
The last vestiges of tariffs disappeared for the three carriers, rendering it difficult for the largest carrier to take the lead in the continued pattern of reductions in conjectural variation, which were small.
5 it is obvious that the conjectural variation elasticity [[theta].
The proposed index allows for the presence of more than one firm and for the existence of conjectural variations.
Evolutionism has become a psuedo-religion based on massive conjectural leaps on the nature of being.
It's a highly conjectural theory, but if Lankov is right, we could soon be reliving our grandparents' 50-year-old memories of Chinese troops surging across the Yalu River.
It's like a Ouija board, as Sean says, a conjectural machine spelling out something that isn't really there.
Part of the significance of the story of conjectural history in the eighteenth century, then, arises from its distinctive interweaving of fictional and historical modes.
It does not mandate killing people" is a false statement with respect to Hebrew scripture, and is conjectural under Christian scripture.
In addition, the injury must be distinct and palpable, not merely abstract, conjectural, or hypothetical.
The leisurely pace of conjectural works like The Garden of Cyrus,
Findings on state data in New Mexico are represented in this report; however, these findings are limited and conjectural at times because data were not received from that state for analysis.
Moussaoui was arrested for a passport violation, but when agents from the Minneapolis office asked headquarters to broaden the investigation, they were accused of trying to get leadership "spun up" about a merely conjectural threat.
As I'm retired, the question is somewhat conjectural, but when I had a future to look forward to, rather than a past to look back on, the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants (ICWA), as it was then called, and the other main institutes had substantially different exams that reflected their diverse areas of expertise.