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deduce
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Now let us consider the situation and see what may be deduced from it.
  • The tip had been cut off, not bitten off, but the cut was not a clean one, so I deduced a blunt pen-knife.
  • I see it, I deduce it.
  • It is true that I had a country walk on Thursday and came home in a dreadful mess, but as I have changed my clothes I can’t imagine how you deduce it.
  • What do you deduce from it?
  • Do you not deduce something from that?
  • Beyond the obvious facts that he has at some time done manual labour, that he takes snuff, that he is a Freemason, that he has been in China, and that he has done a considerable amount of writing lately, I can deduce nothing else.
  • These are the more patent facts which are to be deduced from his hat.
  • No, but I fancy that I may have deduced a little more.
  • As to what it was he feared, we can only deduce that by considering the formidable letters which were received by himself and his successors.
  • What do you deduce from that?
  • Only as much as we can deduce.
  • For example, how did you deduce that this man was intellectual?
  • But how on earth do you deduce that the gas is not laid on in his house?
  • I deduced a ventilator.
  • How did you deduce the select?
  • "The ideal reasoner," he remarked, "would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it.
  • "Ah," said Holmes, "I think that what you have been good enough to tell us makes the matter fairly clear, and that I can deduce all that remains.

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  • She trusts only what she can measure or can deduce from measurement.

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