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jump to a conclusion

Form an opinion or judgment hastily, as in Wait till you have the facts; don't jump to a conclusion. [c. 1700]

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RELATED WORDS

speculate, divine, calculate, predict, suggest, pretend, fathom, think, suppose, presume, solve, believe, infer, surmise, predicate, fancy, deduce, deem, select, hypothesize

Nearby words

jump spark, jump suit, jump the gun, jump the track, jump through hoops, jump to a conclusion, jump turn, jump wire, jump-off, jump-shift, jump-start
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