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SPECULATION





Definition:

  1. [noun] a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    Synonyms: guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, hypothesis

  2. [noun] a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence); "speculations about the outcome of the election"; "he dismissed it as mere conjecture"
    Synonyms: conjecture

  3. [noun] an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
    Synonyms: venture

  4. [noun] continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature; "the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"
    Synonyms: meditation

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