insinuation


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insinuation

noun allusion, aspersion, clue, hint, indirect allusion, indirect comment, indirect immlication, inference, innuendo, intimation, oblique hint, significatio, suggestion, veiled observation, veiled remark
See also: accusation, attribution, charge, clue, connotation, criticism, defamation, disparagement, hint, implication, indication, inference, innuendo, intimation, mention, reference, referral, slander, suggestion, tip

INSINUATION, civil law. The transcription of an act on the public registers, like our recording of deeds. It was not necessary in any other alienation, but that appropriated to the purpose of donation. Inst. 2, 7, 2; Poth. Traite des Donations, entre vifs, sect. 2, art. 3, Sec. 3; Encyclopedie; 8 Toull. n. 198.

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His insinuation seems to be that the working classes are somehow social lepers in his blinkered middleclass Utopia.
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Additionally, the movie's insinuation that Murrow was a trailblazer in taking the lead on criticizing McCarthy is laughable on its face.
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It was not the intention of the Sunday Mail to make any such insinuation, and we are happy to state on record that any such insinuation would be wholly unwarranted and untrue.
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