insinuate

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insinuate

verb allude to, curry favor with, hint, imply, impress, indicate, infer, infuse, inject, insert, instill, interject, intimate, introduce, involve, mention, point to indirectly, presume, refer, suggest
Associated concepts: sexual harassment
See also: allude, connote, hint, imply, impose, incriminate, indicate, infer, intrude, mention, purport
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Rosenthal says of Gunn's Selected Poems: "Introspection rises to a sort of surrealistic, terrified pitch reminiscent of Sylvia Plath" and creates "an insinuatingly familiar and infinitely alien" tonal effect as if the speaker were "a reticent friend .
she said insinuatingly, and then shouted at Alyona: "Don't you understand you don't belong here?
Val was supposed to show up at the bar, insinuatingly named "The Private Dick,'' wearing a red rose for identification.
Making as a basis their own experiences, they then move on to discount the relevance of the Dalit struggles, through insinuatingly suggesting that Dalits are unduly passionate in their pursuit for equal rights and justice, upseting "peace" and 'unity.
Also, in case B or C were very interested in A, I would let them know, gently and insinuatingly, of A's disclosures.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan insinuatingly gave a message to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to withdraw.
By an earlier husband, Grandma had a son who, in his forties, is still not married, and Rudi had alienated him by querying him insinuatingly about this.