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1‘the judge inferred that the deceased was murdered’
deduce, reason, work out, conclude, come to the conclusion, draw the inference, conjecture, surmise, theorize, hypothesize
gather, understand, presume, assume, take it, come to understand, glean, extrapolate, reckon
read between the lines
North American figure
British informal suss, suss out
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