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 Meanings and Examples of SURMISE
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surmise
 v.  guess; infer something without sufficiently conclusive evidence
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  I fear it was no dream, and must act on this surmise.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  To her I have explained my situation, but without the horrors which I may only surmise.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  My surmise was not finished, could not be; for I caught sight in the mirror of the red mark upon my forehead; and I knew that I was still unclean.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  A hint, a surmise, a doubt as to what might be in the box, would destroy him.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  Secondly we must see, as well as we can surmise it from the facts we know of, what he has done here.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  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.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
7  We have now passed into the Bistritza; and if we are wrong in our surmise our chance is gone.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  I've told you all I know myself now, for the rest is mere surmise and conjecture.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
9  It was imputed to very reasonable weariness, and she was thanked and pitied; but she deserved their pity more than she hoped they would ever surmise.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
10  Say not a word of it; hear nothing, surmise nothing, whisper nothing till I write again.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
11  But more than that we were never destined to know, though there was much which we might surmise.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
12  The tragedy has been so uncommon, so complete and of such personal importance to so many people, that we are suffering from a plethora of surmise, conjecture, and hypothesis.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
13  So the tumult of gossip, surmise and deep suspicion which followed the announcement of his quiet wedding to Scarlett was not surprising.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
14  It were perhaps vain to surmise exactly why it was, that as respecting Starbuck, Ahab thus acted.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 109. Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin.
15  From the moment I telephoned news of the catastrophe to West Egg village, every surmise about him, and every practical question, was referred to me.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
Example Sentence:
1  I surmise that he will be late for this meeting because of the traffic issue.
2  With no news from the explorers we can only surmise their present position / where they are.