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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
To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess: "From the comparative silence below ... I conjectured that Mr Rochester was now at liberty" (Charlotte Brontë).
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. We have been informed that at the cost of many sleepless nights and much toil he has succeeded, and that he means to publish them in hopes of Don Quixote's third sally.
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.
Two reasons: This anecdotal report is being presented with the hope that (1) this single finding, such as it is, should not be lost; and (2) this report might serve as a nidus of encouragement for other clinicians to either verify or disprove that the simultaneous administration of sodium selenite and zinc gluconate may be useful in treating basal cell carcinomas (and conjecturally, by extension, perhaps prevent or treat other types of malignancies).
26 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has conjecturally made a secret visit to Beijing, as an armoured train, accompanied by an unusually heavy security detail, arrived at the Chinese capital on Monday.
So, conjecturally there exists a tightly related analogue of the results reported in Section 11 for P(k,[alpha]).
with [b'.sub.0] [member of] [A.sup.2.sub.(0)](X) [intersection] [A.sup.2.sub.hom](X) (which is conjecturally, but not provably, zero).
Therefore, conclusions on the diagnostic reliability of the CVM method in the identification of the mandibular growth peak have conjecturally been based on difference among groups/stages [47, 49, 52, 64, 94], regression analyses [61], or other analyses missing diagnostic capabilities [53].
JP 3-0 does not explain the phrasing "conserving the joint force's fighting potential" as opposed to just "conserving the joint force." (10) Conjecturally, this wording could refer to preservation of fighting potential as the outcome of successfully protecting the joint force.
Furthermore, we need a specialization for which the rank of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] over Q is equal to 5, so it is reasonable to consider only specializations for which the the root number of E[t.sub.0] is -1 (conjecturally implying that the rank is odd).