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1‘any discussion of the question is largely speculative’
conjectural, suppositional, theoretical, hypothetical, based on guesswork, putative, academic, notional, abstract
tentative, unproven, untested, unfounded, groundless, unsubstantiated
rare ideational, suppositious, suppositive
2‘a speculative investment’
risky, hazardous, unsafe, uncertain, unpredictable
informal chancy, dicey, iffy
British informal dodgy
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