The inference that the child was treated as an equal in the community is unwarranted.
The inference of “it” is that Burns himself wandered a painful distance down a suicidal path after being bullied in school.
This is an example of abductive reasoning: an inference is made based on known facts, in an effort to explain them.
The reasoning task requires the mice to make an inference by exclusion.
Sen. Claire McCaskill said the “innuendo and inference” reminded her of Joe McCarthy.
The inference, on the broad principle, is that she stole it.
I knew not what the inference would be, if I said they were not.
This inference may be objected to on account of the supposed anachronism, respecting which we shall make a short digression.
The inference is that he was imported from abroad for the purpose of committing this outrage.
Burrell made the best reply he could, without confirming or denying the inference drawn from his early rising.