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infer
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
to figure out or guess by reasoning
  • Such being my conjectures, any one acquainted with the appearance of New Bedford may very readily infer how palpably I must have seen my mistake.
    Chapter 11 (74% in)
  • Having already had more than a taste of them in the house of my old master, and having endured them there, I very naturally inferred my ability to endure them elsewhere, and especially at Baltimore; for I had something of the feeling about Baltimore that is expressed in the proverb, that "being hanged in England is preferable to dying a natural death in Ireland."
    Chapter 5 (48% in)

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