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 for theorize
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Theorize \The"o*rize\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Theorized; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Theorizing.] [Cf. F. th['e]oriser.]
     To form a theory or theories; to form opinions solely by
     theory; to speculate.
     [1913 Webster]

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]
      2: construct a theory about; "Galileo theorized the motion of
         the stars"
      3: form or construct theories; "he thinks and theorizes all day"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

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

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