How to use Speculated in a sentence

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  • I speculated out loud about giving up my job.

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  • After dawn arrived at last and the couple were showered and dressed, they speculated further on the late night sounds as Cynthia filled Bird Song's breakfast table with fresh baked goodies.

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  • This quinta essentia had been speculated upon by the Greeks, some regarding it as immaterial or aethereal, andothers as material; and a school of philosophers termed alchemists arose who attempted the isolation of this essence.

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  • Was she perhaps, as he had speculated, covering for young Donnie Ryland?

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  • The first question has not yet been solved, although it has been speculated upon y ?

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  • Meteorological phenomena seated more directly in the atmosphere obtained early recognition; thus Hesiod, in his Works and Days, speculated on the origin of winds, ascribing them to the heating effects of the sun on the air.

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  • To primitive minds which speculated upon the "why and wheretore" of what they saw around them, the narratives of Genesis afforded an answer.

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  • Instead we speculated on what we'd personally do if we had this gift or curse and it proved to be a true trip to the past.

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  • This he did by setting aside the spurious gospels, purging the real gospel (the Gospel of Luke) from supposed judaizing interpolations, and restoring the true text of 2 On the relation of matter to the Creator, Marcion himself seems not to have speculated, though his followers may have done so.

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  • In 1793 he had begun to build his house, Montpelier, at Thomaston, Maine, where he speculated unsuccessfully in the holdings of the Eastern Land Association; and he lived there until his death on the 25th of October 1806.

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  • In the early days of wheat-farming the bonanza farmer often speculated, but experience has taught him that he had better leave this to the men in the cities, and content himself with the profit from the business under his eye.

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  • It is speculated that there were glitches with the master recording.

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  • It has been speculated that they provided artificial horizons for the observation of the moon and other astronomical bodies.

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  • In the cactus house they speculated about highly indented cacti.

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  • Researchers speculated that could be because music engages the mind.

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  • He speculated on the differences in the character of races of mankind living in different climates, and correlated the political forms of communities with their situation on a seashore, or in the neighbourhood of natural strongholds.

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  • The author speculated that the tips bore an eerie similarity and law enforcement personnel questioned about the coincidences confessed an inability to understand how the tipster obtained his or her knowledge.

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  • Is it possible, I speculated, to wander lonely as a cloud in the Lake District in the middle of August?

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  • We showed that nitric oxide did not play a role in normal or abnormal pregnancy and speculated that other vasodilators may be involved.

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  • I was fascinated by the sight and speculated whether or not the airman would catch it.

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  • Many webmasters speculated that Google might have discontinued the PageRank information.

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  • Are miracles to remain beyond human validation and merely speculated on as to when, or if, they have occurred?

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  • Maupertuis, who, together with Voltaire, introduced the new idea of the universe as based on Newton's discoveries, sought to account for the origin of organic things by the hypothesis of sentient atoms. Buffon the naturalist speculated, not only on the structure and genesis of organic beings, but also on the course of formation of the earth and solar system, which he conceived after the analogy of the development of organic beings out of seed.

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  • Pythagoras had speculated as to the existence of antipodes, but it was not until the first approximately accurate measurements of the globe and estimates of the length and breadth of the Problem oekumene were made by Eratosthenes (c. 250 B.C.) that of the the fact that, as then known, it occupied less than a quarter Antipodes.

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  • He showed that an imaginary spheroidal shell, concentric with the earth and cutting the slope between the elevated and depressed areas at the contour-line of 1700 fathoms, would not only leave above it a volume of the crust equal to the volume of the hollow left below it, but would also divide the surface of the earth so that the area of the elevated region was equal to that of the depressed region.6 A similar observation was made almost simultaneously by Romieux, 7 who further speculated on the equilibrium between the weight of the elevated land mass and that of the total Areas of waters of the ocean, and deduced some interesting relathe cru st tions between them.

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  • Of the customary three themes which he suggested for his trial lecture, that "On the Hypotheses which form the Foundation of Geometry" was chosen at the instance of Gauss, who was curious to hear what so young a man had to say on this difficult subject, on which he himself had in private speculated so pro foundly (see Geometry, Non-Euclidian).

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  • Why has the club not speculated to accumulate in recent years?

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  • Many have speculated that her breakup with Greek shipping heir Stavros Niarchos III was at the root of her decision to leave New York, but her personal battle with anorexia nervosa may have also influenced her need to return home.

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  • In early June, 2011, Noa and his girlfriend Claudia Vasquez began entertaining offers from bidders and the media speculated that it could be worth several million dollars.

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  • Stern announced on Larry King last night that he is the father of Anna Nicole Smith's baby daughter and not photographer Larry Birkhead as originally speculated.

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  • In 2006, tabloids speculated that the two had split, but they quashed all rumors of a break-up.

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  • While both singers and their representation maintained that it was a malfunction, many speculated that the occurrence of the reveal with the lyrics "gonna have you naked by the end of this song" was no coincidence.

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  • While many speculated the two were a couple, Aniston and Vaughn kept their relationship on the down-low and maintained they were just friends.

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  • In June 2006, tabloids speculated that Jessica Simpson and John Mayer were together, but both denied they were seeing each other.

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  • Many speculated that the move to join the highly rated television show was a public relations ploy to take attention off of her pending divorce settlement.

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  • Of course, many speculated that her hours spent at the dance studio meant that she was training for a comeback.

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  • Many speculated that his new fiancée wanted to take on the role, but Usher has denied the gossip, telling the Associated Press, "She [Tameka] has no aspirations of becoming my manager or any other artist's manager."

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  • Some once speculated the couple was expecting not one, but two babies.

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  • Early reports speculated that she may have broken her ankle, but as it turns out, she has injured her Achilles tendon.

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  • Lindsay Lohan opens up about her much speculated sexuality…sort of.

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  • While no official cause of death has been pronounced, it is widely speculated that Mays' death was the direct result of being struck in the head with an object after a harsh airplane landing the night before his passing.

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  • In the original Twilight movie, many viewers speculated that Kristen Stewart was much shorter than Robert Pattinson.

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  • While the media speculated about an eating disorder, Richie was admitted to hospital with hypoglycemia.

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  • Casey's body was found by a maid, who called 911 and the L.A. County Coroner's office speculated that she may have died days before her body was discovered.

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  • Tabloids later speculated that the burglary itself could have been a publicity stunt by Gosselin, and no charges were ever filed in the incident.

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  • This year, Sony is seeking to top themselves with the new Playstation 3, which is speculated to be released in November 2006, boasting a new CPU, multi-platform capability and Blu-Ray laser technology.

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  • GameCrazy managerial leadership also publicly speculated that they may be putting the business up for sale or reconfiguration due to disappointing performance.

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  • This is speculated from the previous Xbox launch (around 70 showed up).

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  • For example, it is speculated that, if an individual is abused and neglected throughout childhood and adolescence, a pattern of low self-esteem and negative thinking may emerge.

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  • Some researchers have speculated that the origins of social competence can be found in infancy, in the quality of the parent-child attachment relationship.

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  • It is speculated that this increase may be due to the practice of swaddling which can place the infant's legs in an extreme straightened or adducted position, forcing the hips closer together.

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  • When former Dawson's Creek actress Katie Holmes and longtime Hollywood box office king Tom Cruise first became an item in April 2005, fans speculated as to the future of their relationship.

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  • For example, many experts have speculated she would be a good candidate for in vitro fertilization.

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  • Critics and fans speculated how she could best accomplish a singing career and a new family life while performing in her Back to Basics tour.

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  • In addition to being the speculated last day of the Mayan calendar (some scholars cite the last day is actually December 23rd, 2012), December 21, 2012 has numerous astronomical events occurring.

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  • Scientists have long speculated about the effects of birth order on personality.

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  • Many speculated that Shia LaBeouf would take the lead in the next Indy film with Harrison Ford playing a smaller role if any role at all.

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  • If the power of the mind could be harnessed, investigators speculated that it might be possible to incapacitate a foreign leader or even an enemy army.

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  • Could this current specimen actually be a coyote that suffered from a bad case of mange, as many people have speculated?

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  • The results of the test revealed that the animal in question had coyote DNA, and many have speculated that the animal's hair loss might have been due to a severe case of mange.

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  • Although people have speculated about the existence of an unclassified creature living in Loch Ness for thousands of years, the myth did not become an international sensation until around 1933.

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  • When Dorian Lord became involved with David Vickers, One Life to Live spoilers speculated on everything from who they would cheat with to what backstabbing they would participate in.

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  • This and other questions confounded fans for years as they speculated on just how old the ageless really was.

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  • Some claimed that ABC reconsidered ditching some its long-time veterans in favor of younger performers, while others speculated that Barr had a change of heart.

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  • The article speculated that fan outrage and reaction may very well have impelled both the actor and Sony back to the negotiating table.

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  • Guest appearances by actors such as David Anders, Jasmine Guy, Gina Torres and more are wildly speculated upon.

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  • Furthermore, it's speculated that the chains encourage and perpetuate a high turnover rate to prevent unionization.

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  • It has been speculated that Clark was attempting to gain press attention for his then soon to be released album and tell-all book.

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  • Bret Michaels is at an age where balding would not be a complete surprise, but there are a few reasons why Bret's hair is so widely speculated about.

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  • It is speculated, however, that the name Vader comes from the word invader, which makes sense, or that it sounds much like German or Dutch words for dark father.

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  • The researchers speculated that close to 110 million Americans, which represents about 60 percent of the Internet population, are active in some sort of social network.

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  • Though it never quite delivered the return on investment speculated in the 90's, internet advertising has proven to be somewhat lucrative.

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  • Descartes and Spinoza had speculated there; it had been the home of Erasmus and Grotius; it was now the refuge of Bayle.

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  • Dean speculated that they might be concentrating too much on Fitzgerald and the Dawkinses, and not on others who had access to the Deans' quarters.

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