IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

VII. CREATIVE THOUGHT

Supposition.

[Nouns] supposition, assumption, assumed position, postulation, condition, presupposition, hypothesis, postulate, postulatum, theory; thesis, theorem; data; proposition, position; proposal (plan) [more]; presumption (belief) [more]; divination.

conjecture; guess, guesswork, speculation; rough guess, shot; conjecturality; surmise, suspicion, sneaking suspicion.

inkling, suggestion, hint; bare supposition, vague supposition, loose supposition, loose suggestion.

association of ideas.

conceit.

[Verbs] suppose, conjecture, surmise, suspect, guess, divine; theorize; presume, presurmise, presuppose; assume, fancy, wish, take it; give a guess, speculate, believe, dare say, take it into one's head, take for granted.

put forth; propound, propose; start, put a case, submit, move, make a motion; hazard out, throw out a suggestion, put forward a suggestion, put forward conjecture.

allude to, suggest, hint, put it into one's head.

suggest itself (thought) [more]; run in the head (memory) [more]; marvel if, wonder if, wonder whether.

[Adjectives] supposing; given, mooted, postulatory; assumed; suppositive, suppositious; gratuitious, speculative, conjectural, hypothetical, theoretical, academic, supposable, presumptive, putative; suppositional.

suggestive, allusive.

[Adverbs] if, if so be; an; on the supposition; ex hypothesi; in the case, in the event of; quasi, as if, provided; perhaps (by possibility) [more]; for aught one knows.

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