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 for hypothesize
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds;
           "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
           [syn: speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture,
           hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "hypothesize":
     analyze, apply reason, deduce, entertain a theory,
     espouse a theory, generalize, have a theory, infer,
     intellectualize, logicalize, logicize, philosophize,
     provide a rationale, rationalize, reason, speculate, syllogize,
     synthesize, theorize, use reason

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