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conclusion

1. the last main division of a speech, lecture, essay, etc.
2. Logic
a. a statement that purports to follow from another or others (the premises) by means of an argument
b. a statement that does validly follow from given premises
3. Law
a. an admission or statement binding on the party making it; estoppel
b. the close of a pleading or of a conveyance
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One of the most common kinds of misevaluations is jumping to conclusions.
But then a few dishevelled pictures in the tabloids gets everyone jumping to conclusions.
Not just about jumping to conclusions - but about how dangerous such a jump can sometimes be.
This man is just a friend, so how can I stop the gossip and this: jumping to conclusions about my life?
Lee Jampol, a retinal expert at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, warns against jumping to conclusions based on a very preliminary monkey study.
The New York Times noted the spots "cleverly used everyday events to demonstrate the consequences of jumping to conclusions, intended to underline the campaign's theme: Don't judge too quickly.
The oil does not appear to be from any of the ships in the area, but Mr Houston cautioned against jumping to conclusions about its source.
Chairman of global oil field services company Schlumberger Andrew Gould accused foreign journalists of misreporting the situation, blowing it out of proportion, jumping to conclusions and dramatising events.
Stop jumping to conclusions just because he was out having a drink with a friend.
The statement referred to false information and distortion of truth that has been circulated by some media recourses in the country; thus, leading to jumping to conclusions of treason and directing blasphemy against a national institution of great significance.
You can't blame John for jumping to conclusions when Rhona's ketamine went missing after her visit to the farm; his daughter has been dabbling in drugs recently, after all.
Jumping to conclusions, Llywelyn killed the dog, only to find the child safe beneath its cot and a dead wolf beside him.