CONJECTURE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of conjecture
v. believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
I can now conjecture readily that this streak of light was, in all likelihood, a gleam from a lantern carried by someone across the lawn.
Sentence in Classic:
Some, too, have baffled his analytical skill, and would be, as narratives, beginnings without an ending, while others have been but partially cleared up, and have their explanations founded rather upon conjecture and surmise than on that absolute logical proof which was so dear to him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Sometimes it occurred to Natasha that he did not wish to see her, and this conjecture was confirmed by the sad tone in which her elders spoke of him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For seeing to what a pitch of corruption these kings had come, we may conjecture that if two or three more like reigns had followed, and the taint spread from the head to the members, so soon as the latter became infected, cure would have been hopeless.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Suddenly her expression changed from desultory enjoyment to active conjecture, and she turned to Selden with a question.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
For some time I was lost in conjecture as to the cause of this, but yesterday an idea struck me, and if it is well founded, I conjure you to avow it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
I had always a strong impulse that I should some time recover my liberty, though it was impossible to conjecture by what means, or to form any project with the least hope of succeeding.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
I happened rightly to conjecture, that these were sent for orders to some person in authority upon this occasion.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
This would be a circumstance, doubtless, totally unworthy to dwell in the memory of so rigid an anchorite; yet, I think, were you to search yonder crypt once more, you would find that I am right in my conjecture.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
However, as the reader has been able to conjecture, Mademoiselle Gillenormand had failed in her attempt to substitute her favorite, the officer of lancers, for Marius.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It is, in short, impossible for us to conjecture the causes or circumstances which may have alienated them, without actual blame on either side.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
In short, I could learn nothing but that she was gone; all the rest, for eight long months, was left to conjecture.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context