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Anagram
to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess. an idea or thought of something as being possible or likely; a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters; a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters.
Assertion
a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason
Coherent
logically connected; consistent; sticking together; having a natural or due agreement of parts; harmonious
Fulminate
to explode with a loud noise; detonate; to issue or pronounce with vehement denunciation, condemnation
Goad
something that encourages, urges, or drives; a stimulus. anything that pricks or wounds
Inexplicable
not explicable; incapable of being accounted for or explained
Noncommittal
not committing oneself, or not involving committal, to a particular view, course
Proboscis
the trunk of an elephant. any long flexible snout
Quixotic
extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable. Don Quixote. impulsive and often rashly unpredictable
Surmise
to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess. an idea or thought of something as being possible or likely.