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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Judith's "beaus faits" and character grant her a place among the heroes mentioned in Achior's catalog of biblical heroes by virtue of the power of the past: Que si par le passe l'on peut conjecturer Les choses a venir, nous devons esperer D'elle nostre salut ...
(6) In a passage which directly precedes the one quoted above Baudelaire uses a parallel construction to describe Emma's androgynous nature: "Les bonnes soeurs ont remarque dans cette jeune fille une aptitude etonnante a la vie, a profiter de la vie, a en conjecturer les jouissances;--voila un homme d'action!" (2: 83).