And it is conjecture, based on the sketchy bits of evidence we possess.
After all, the innermost sexual longings of presidents, both living and dead, have long been the stuff of rumor and conjecture.
Your theory,” she wrote, “is based on conjecture, which at times approaches pure flights of fantasy.
Mr. Rove, you make these claims purely as conjecture without any facts, fanned by the emotions of your partisanship.
It is not a conjecture, and so many of these groups it is basically donor capture.
Why master was so careful of her, may be safely left to conjecture.
He had been right in his conjecture, Slim was “the runt of something good.”
Yet it is not difficult to conjecture the reason for his change of plan.
Castellan was perfectly right in his conjecture as to the purpose of the Reserve.
The belief is a conjecture, and we must die to prove or disprove it.
late 14c., "interpretation of signs and omens," from Old French conjecture "surmise, guess," or directly from Latin coniectura "conclusion, interpretation, guess, inference," literally "a casting together (of facts, etc.)," from coniectus, past participle of conicere "to throw together," from com- "together" (see com-) + iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Sense of "forming of opinion without proof" is 1530s.
early 15c., from conjecture (n.). In Middle English also with a parallel conjecte (n.), conjecten (v.). Related: Conjectured; conjecturing.