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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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And like the book, the film insinuates that the travesties its unreliable narrator Patrick Bateman commits could be all or partially happening in his head.
Sophie Calle is a storyteller who insinuates herself into the lives of her (at times unwilling, at times unwitting) subjects; the frisson derives from her intense engagement.
In fact, once he insinuates himself into the orbit of charming hedonist Dickie Greenleaf (British actor Jude Law, perfect as a gracious but utterly self-centered American aristocrat) and Dickie's pleasant, well-bred girlfriend (who else but Gwyneth Paltrow?
Nevertheless, Paladino and Eno's collaboration insinuates itself into the imagination.
Through his museum-style presentation of the sneakers and recourse to Kawara and Broodthaers, Wohnseifer insinuates himself into the long genealogy of institutional critique.
When the Don makes his move on the naive peasant Zerlina (sweetly engaging mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao), Croft's casual ruthlessness insinuates that the girl would be a fool to pass up her one shot at material comfort.
Clair insinuates that "hysteria," the "sublime," and "desire" are more than abstractions ground down beneath a late modern drone.
Article after article on embattled ABC executive Jamie Tarses insinuates that her troubles are somehow a function of being the proud possessor of a uterus.
Travolta plays it for sick laughs, as he insinuates himself into the family and professional life of his straight-arrow nemesis.
Contrasting his later with his earlier work, the artist noted that "instead of attacking, public art insinuates.