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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of conjecture.

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Examples

  • Second, unbeknownst to him, several items he depends on from other academics to be facts are sadly outright fabrications: 1. There is no *safin- in Etruscan, a word conjectured from an Italic ethnonym.

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  • Every film, he conjectured, is made in different stages and the first stagewhich is so greatis when you dream and theorize about what film you can make.

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  • Everything I had conjectured is true, and the bond between them is indeed strong.

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  • Alas! if the average health of the consumers may be judged by the articles of largest consumption; if the secretions may be conjectured from the ingredients of the dishes that are found best suited to their palates; from all that I have seen, either of the banquet or the guests, I shall utter my Profaccia with a desponding sigh.

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  • Like this: it was "conjectured" -- though not established -- that Satan was originally an angel in heaven; that he fell; that he rebelled, and brought on a war; that he was defeated, and banished to perdition.

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  • Like this: it was "conjectured" -- though not established -- that Satan was originally an angel in Heaven; that he fell; that he rebelled, and brought on a war; that he was defeated, and banished to perdition.

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  • He was bubbling over with excitement, because something that he had guessed - the mathematical term is "conjectured" - many years earlier had been proved, in complete logical rigour.

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  • To avoid confusion with the Nemesis model, astrophysicists John Matese and Daniel Whitmire at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette dub their conjectured object "Tyche" - the good sister of the goddess Nemesis in Greek mythology, and a name proposed by scientists working on

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  • Hercules, it was "conjectured" that some Phoenician vessels had sailed into Narragansett bay and up the Taunton river.

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  • However, it is "conjectured" that he accomplished all this and more, much more: learned law and its intricacies; and the complex procedure of the law courts; and all about soldiering, and sailoring, and the manners and customs and ways of royal courts and aristocratic society; and likewise accumulated in his one head every kind of knowledge the learned then possessed, and every kind of humble knowledge possessed by the lowly and the ignorant; and added thereto a wider and more intimate knowledge of the world's great literatures, ancient and modern, than was possessed by any other man of his time -- for he was going to make brilliant and easy and admiration-compelling use of these splendid treasures the moment he got to London.

    Is Shakespeare Dead?

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