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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Insinuate is expected to handle this straight mile without any hiccups and the prevailing fast ground is expected to prove ideal.
HMOs don't have a right to 'play doctor' and shouldn't be allowed to insinuate their judgment for a patient's treatment over that of a physician's, nor should they be exempt from negligent decision making, especially if their executives' annual bonuses are tied in to how many life-saving treatments they deny.
The Switch will never insinuate that it'll make you sexier, grow your hair back, lose weight or anything else.
While other hosts insinuate that they are keepers of the truth who must battle every day to paint those who disagree as devils to be crushed, Minyard's ``EGBOK'' might come across as corny.
Next week, Jane's still attempting to insinuate herself into Steve's life by inviting him to a relative's funeral.
We have heard strong support for the FASB's independence from many of Representative Cox's and Representative Dooley's colleagues in both the House and the Senate and denial of any interest in having Congress insinuate itself into the activities of a private-sector organization that has independently established the nation's accounting standards for almost 30 years.
There's both a disarming wit and an exquisite creepiness at work here that subtly insinuate their ways into viewers' nervous systems.
or, "You're not the honest type," invoke extraneous narratives that insinuate themselves into one's perception of the piece.
Eventually, she's so busy popping out babies that he has plenty of time to prove his worth and insinuate himself into England's power structure; he even grows to return the adoration Victoria (rather unfathomably, it seems here) has for him.
Six Flags California spokesman Andy Gallardo said, ``It's ridiculous to insinuate that we discriminate in any way.
If, on the other hand, postmodernism is an entropic apocalypse in which each mode of art idolizes itself even as it combines with other modes to form a kind of Frankenstein monster, then whether the creature comes to life depends on the artist's ability to insinuate his or her own life into it.
Of all the unmitigated arrogance to insinuate that people with dirt yards have no pride, either in themselves or their community