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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conjectural  \Con*jec"tur*al\,  a.  [L.  conjecturalis:  cf  F. 
  conjectural.] 
  Dependent  on  conjecture;  fancied;  imagined;  guessed  at 
  undetermined;  doubtful. 
 
  And  mak'st  conjectural  fears  to  come  into  me  --Shak. 
 
  A  slight  expense  of  conjectural  analogy.  --Hugh  Miller. 
 
  Who  or  what  such  editor  may  be  must  remain 
  conjectural.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conjectural 
  adj  :  based  primarily  on  surmise  rather  than  adequate  evidence; 
  "theories  about  the  extinction  of  dinosaurs  are  still 
  highly  conjectural";  "the  supposed  reason  for  his 
  absence";  "suppositious  reconstructions  of  dead 
  languages";  "supposititious  hypotheses"  [syn:  {supposed}, 
  {suppositional},  {suppositious},  {supposititious}] 




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