She did, however, choose to surmise that “The nationality of the shooter, it sounds Hispanic, Latino,” based on his name.
“In retrospect, one could surmise that ISIS has been working towards this point for years now,” he says.
In any event, Sarkozy supporters are correct to surmise that his detention is bad timing for the comeback bid.
early 15c., legal, "a charge, a formal accusation;" see surmise (v.). Meaning "inference, guess" is first found in English 1580s.