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Re: Re: Re: Re: 10 female soldier's dead
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Posted by Yes Les... on February 04, 2004 at 11:00:21 from (220.127.116.11):
In Reply to: Re: Re: Re: 10 female soldier's dead posted by *snicker* on February 04, 2004 at 10:50:58:
I realize that is not the 'normally accepted usage'...
Better MIGHT have been 'implying'...
But that would be too easy...
Infer \In*fer"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inferred; p. pr. & vb. n. Inferring.] [L. inferre to bring into, bring forward, occasion, infer; pref. in- in + ferre to carry, bring: cf. F. inf['e]rer. See 1 st Bear.] 1. To bring on; to induce; to occasion. [Obs.] --Harvey.
2. To offer, as violence. [Obs.] --Spenser.
3. To bring forward, or employ as an argument; to adduce; to allege; to offer. [Obs.]"
I like #3 :-)
Salmoneye, The Lexicographer
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