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1‘the headmistress opined that the outing would make a nice change’
suggest, submit, advance, propose, venture, volunteer, put forward, moot, propound, posit, air, hazard, say, declare, observe, comment, remark
think, believe, consider, maintain, imagine, be of the view, be of the opinion, reckon, guess, estimate, conjecture, fancy, suspect, feel, have a feeling, have the feeling, assume, presume, take it, suppose, expect, gather
contend, be convinced, be of the conviction, reason, deduce, conclude, theorize, hypothesize, take as a hypothesis
North American informal allow
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