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 for abduce
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abduce \Ab*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abduced; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Abducing.] [L. abducere to lead away; ab + ducere to
     lead. See Duke, and cf. Abduct.]
     To draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different
     part. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]
           If we abduce the eye unto either corner, the object
           will not duplicate.                      --Sir T.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: advance evidence for [syn: adduce, abduce, cite]

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