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speculate
1. to form opinions without definite knowledge or evidence

2. to buy or sell something to make a profit but with risk of loss

root: specto
vigilo
to watch
surveillance
supervision or close observation, esp of a suspected person

root: vigilo
vigil
a period of staying awake to keep watch or to pray

root: vigilo
vigilant
watchful, on the lookout for danger

root: vigilo
specto, spectare
to look at
auspicious
showing signs that promise success

root: specto
introspection
examination of one's own thoughts and feelings

root: specto
retrospect
a survey of past times and events

root: specto
specimen
a single thing that is taken as an example of a whole category

root: specto
specter
1. a ghost

2. a haunting fear of future trouble

root: specto, spectare
spectrum
1. the distribution of characteristics of a physical system, esp. bands of color seen as a rainbow or bands of differing sound waves.

2. a wide range of related qualities or ideas

root: specto