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con·jec·ture

 (kən-jĕk′chər)
n.
1. Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
2. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork: The commentators made various conjectures about the outcome of the next election.
v. con·jec·tured, con·jec·tur·ing, con·jec·tures
v.tr.
To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess: "From the comparative silence below ... I conjectured that Mr Rochester was now at liberty" (Charlotte Brontë).
v.intr.
To make a conjecture.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin coniectūra, from coniectus, past participle of conicere, to infer : com-, com- + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

con·jec′tur·a·ble adj.
con·jec′tur·al adj.
con·jec′tur·al·ly adv.
con·jec′tur·er n.
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Adv.1.conjecturally - in a manner involving or inclined to conjecture and supposition
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These were all the verses that could be deciphered; the rest, the writing being worm-eaten, were handed over to one of the Academicians to make out their meaning conjecturally.
So the baby was carried in a small deal box, under an ancient woman's shawl, to the churchyard that night, and buried by lantern-light, at the cost of a shilling and a pint of beer to the sexton, in that shabby corner of God's allotment where He lets the nettles grow, and where all unbaptized infants, notorious drunkards, suicides, and others of the conjecturally damned are laid.
10) Conjecturally, this wording could refer to preservation of fighting potential as the outcome of successfully protecting the joint force.
Conjecturally speaking, it is possible that the engagement of the intuitional, personal, automatic function of the executive agent (metacognitive-executive control MEC6) prompted such a decision and actualized his potential capacity within his incapacity (Zizioulas, 1975) to do the right thing.
18) Citing Thomas Beard's unfavourable use of Marlowe as an example of divinely punished authors (in The theatre of Gods judgements, 1597) and Frances Meres' more ambivalent praise of Marlowe's scholarship alongside condemnation of his epicurean and atheistic tendencies (in Palladis Tamia, 1598), Sansonetti conjecturally offers George Chapman's 1598 continuation of Hero and Leander as "a counter-attack against such portrayals of Marlowe" (2-3).
However due to a lack of proof of the involvement of TCE in the original outbreak they remain conjecturally associated with the disease as per Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) report.
20) Conjecturally, the reason for that choice might be that, while it makes sense, the referent of 'me' in this passage would be not 'life and soul' but 'my body senseless as the earth'.
This seems to have occurred in what Christopher Tolkien calls the "third phase" of revision for these opening chapters, which he conjecturally dates to mid or late 1939, that is, after Tolkien's lecture and the draft Manuscript A he wrote for it.
livyah, conjecturally rendered 'wreath'); others think it adopted from some foreign language.
prudent and open policies is more conjecturally tested, as data are very
Kirkpatrick conjecturally applied a Rudyard Kipling text to arrive at an earlier version of "The Ending Year" (which Kirkpatrick called "The Song of the Dead") because the text in the ink score, in Kirkpatrick's mind, could not "possibly be the words to which this music was originally composed" (quoted in Forty Earlier Songs, p.
14) Rather, it will be sufficient to conjecturally posit merely structural features or junctional relationships in bat perception and cognition (as Nagel recognizes we may).