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ser mahyz

  • n  a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
  • v  infer from incomplete evidence
  • v  imagine to be the case or true or probable
    I surmised that the butler did it

  • Given his numerous activities not related to governing functions, we can only surmise that the Prime Minister has time to burn.
  • Dora said she could not surmise what his motive was but it was fair to say that people behaved erratically under the influence of liquor.
  • The investigator surmised that there were more than two persons involved in the crime.
News & Articles

  • John Oliver Slams Obama’s Foreign Trips: We’ve Made Him Sad, So He’s Leaving The Country To Find Love
    John Oliver tonight could only surmise that President Obama is taking not one, but two summer vacations abroad because we've made him very sad over our plummeting distrust in him, and he needs to go overseas to find the love he so desperately craves. Unfortunately, he still hasn't quite found it, between the low attendance to his speech in Berlin and his awkwardly chilly meeting with Vladimir ...
    June 20, 2013 - Mediaite
  • Mitch Kellaway: Father's Day as a Transgender Man
    I witness Ezekiel's first Father's Day in a Philadelphia hotel room. I surmise that there are numerous others within our community celebrating this first today, one pinnacle amongst the many precious firsts that transgender men experience throughout our gender transitions.
    June 19, 2013 - The Huffington Post
Quotes

  • David Paterson in WENY-TV
    Correct. That's all I'm going to say about it. And it's not my surmise. It's an actual fact,said Paterson.
  • Gen Peter Pace in FOXNews
    We surmise from that one of two things: Either the leadership of the country knows what their armed forces are doing, or they don't know. In either case, that's a problem,Pace said.
  • Lee Myung-bak in International Herald Tribune
    You have to remember that Chris is a holder as well. He's able to handle high snaps and get them down, balls that skip and get them down. If you want to say that's an anomaly, that doesn't happen very often. To surmise what was going on upstairs... Brad Childress http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Childress&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFtmlVyKieJ8CsqRpQuBKbuvbtY0A Viking Update (subscription) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://min.scout.com/2/803396.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHOrmgAho4drd8Vjz2gysjolgHRTw Oct 21, 2008 96873 128487 surmount We are facing dual challenges at home and abroad," Lee said. "Our law and order have been ignored and our economic difficulties have been deepened. We must wisely and squarely surmount these challenges."

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