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infer
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
to figure out or guess by reasoning
  • Like all village girls, she was well grounded in the Holy Scriptures, and had dutifully studied the histories of Aholah and Aholibah, and knew the inferences to be drawn therefrom.
    2 — Maiden No More (71% in)
  • XVIII Angel Clare rises out of the past not altogether as a distinct figure, but as an appreciative voice, a long regard of fixed, abstracted eyes, and a mobility of mouth somewhat too small and delicately lined for a man's, though with an unexpectedly firm close of the lower lip now and then; enough to do away with any inference of indecision.
    3 — The Rally (26% in)

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