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infer
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Jane Eyre
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  • This preparation for bonds, and the additional ignominy it inferred, took a little of the excitement out of me.
  • I caught scraps of their conversation, from which I was able only too distinctly to infer the main subject discussed.
  • I did consider; and still my sense, such as it was, directed me only to the fact that we did not love each other as man and wife should: and therefore it inferred we ought not to marry.
  • I felt the truth of these words; and I drew from them the certain inference, that if I were so far to forget myself and all the teaching that had ever been instilled into me, as — under any pretext — with any justification — through any temptation — to become the successor of these poor girls, he would one day regard me with the same feeling which now in his mind desecrated their memory.

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  • Which of the following facts can you infer from the first paragraph?
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