speculation

Definition

Taking large risks, especially with respect to trying to predict the future; gambling, in the hopes of making quick, large gains.

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There was a lot of speculation that the team would not repeat as champions this year and would have a bad year.

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There is plenty of speculation for new investors, when it comes to investing in stocks, bonds, and securites in today's market.

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Playing the lottery to win millions as a main source of income to fulfil your dreams of living a wealthy luxury life style that includes traveling, fancy parties and owning homes in exotic places is an unlikely speculation.

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