Surmise
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Surmise [ser-mahyz]

NOUN, VERB

Verb

  • Suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it.

Noun

  • A supposition that something may be true, even though there is no evidence to confirm it.
Example

“Rakesh’s surmise was appropriate and that is what got us victory.”

“The surmise was too hopeful.”

Synonyms

Guess, Conjecture, Deduce, Glean, Theorize, Assume

Antonyms

Proof, Fact, Information, Certainty

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