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deductive

adjective

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being or provable by reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from given information
  • using deductive reasoning we must conclude that since everyone eventually dies, sooner or later it's going to be our turn

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The first known use of deductive was in 1646

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“Deductive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deductive. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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