"There was something like a curse on this very noble boy," opined Cocteau.
They held spirited informal readings from City Lights editions of Ginsberg, and opined on monetary policy.
"Nothing could be opined about the oozing of blood from the nose mouth and ears," the report said.
"express an opinion," mid-15c., from Middle French opiner (15c.) and directly from Latin opinari "have an opinion, be of opinion, suppose, conjecture, think, judge," perhaps related to optare "to desire, choose" (see option). Related: Opined; opining.