methinks

[mi-thingks]
verb (impersonal), past methought. Archaic.
it seems to me.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English me thinketh, Old English me thyncth. See me, think2, -s2

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methinks (mɪˈθɪŋks)
 
vb , past methought
archaic (tr; takes a clause as object) it seems to me

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methinks
O.E. me þyncð "it seems to me," from me, dat. of I, + þyncð, third pers. sing. of þyncan "to seem," reflecting the O.E. distinction between þyncan "to seem" and related þencan "to think," which bedevils modern students of the language (see
think). The two words were constantly confused, then finally merged, in M.E.
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Example sentences
Oh yeah and you use song lyrics without proper attribution rather bad form
  methinks.
Methinks the gravitational deflection of light requires a better explanation.
Though this anecdotal bit is not necessarily empirical evidence, it is
  certainly relevant to the article, methinks.
Methinks the article's author has a bias against cats.
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