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innuendo
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition an indirect (and usually malicious or sexually suggestive) implication
  • Joseph had instilled into him a pride of name, and of his lineage; he would, had he dared, have fostered hate between him and the present owner of the Heights: but his dread of that owner amounted to superstition; and he confined his feelings regarding him to muttered innuendoes and private comminations.
    Chapter 18 (88% in)

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