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You walk into a room and this is what you see: blood on the floor, an empty birdcage, and a happily purring cat. You put the clues together and conclude that the cat ate the bird. You've just made an inference, or an informed conclusion. When reading, we also use clues to make inferences. By reading between the lines, we can discover meaning that's not directly stated by the author.

"Troy stuttered, blushed and shook as he addressed the crowd." What can you infer about Troy from this statement?
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