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“I learned about deducing when I was in the scouts,” said Tom.

But this did not lead them to deducing their rules from the great masters.

A statement may be disproved by deducing logically from it a conclusion that is ——.

Let us see how his personality squares with the personality we have been deducing.

Reason is the faculty of deducing the particular from the general.

Even that is less absurd than the conceit of deducing the Divine being?

Christian Kings may erre in deducing a Consequence, but who shall Judge?

And how irrefragably she had been deducing from it all, syllogism after syllogism, the non-existence of evil!

It would be, perhaps, desirable to end by deducing some definite moral.

And she had kept eyes and ears open to these, deducing inferences from them.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin deducere "lead down, derive" (in Medieval Latin, "infer logically"), from de- "down" (see de-) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Originally literal; sense of "draw a conclusion from something already known" is first recorded 1520s, from Medieval Latin. Related: Deduced; deducing.

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