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Vocabulary in Context - Extrapolate

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The Thief in the Mirror - Frans B. M de Waal

De Waal, Frans B. M. "The Thief in the Mirror." PLOS Biology (2008): n. pag. Journals.plos.org. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

In this passage:

"For scrub jays, there is evidence that “it takes a thief to know a thief,” suggesting that these birds extrapolate from their own pilfering experiences to the intentions of others,"

...what does the word "extrapolate" mean?

A

To indicate.

B

To infer.

C

To ignore.

D

To imagine.