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used in David Copperfield

6 uses
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to suggest or say indirectly — possibly as a logical consequence
  • And she had a disagreeable consciousness of not appearing to imply that it had been an overpowering pleasure.
    Chapters 1-3 (9% in)
  • How dare you to insinuate that you don't know my character better than your words imply?'
    Chapters 4-6 (14% in)
  • Her tone and look implied something that was not agreeable to me in connexion with the subject.
    Chapters 22-24 (32% in)
  • I had no fear for the future, I said — and I laid great emphasis on that, as if to imply that I should still be decidedly eligible for a son-in-law one of these days — but, for the present, I was thrown upon my own resources.
    Chapters 34-36 (35% in)
  • I didn't exactly say so; I softened it down as much as I could; but I implied it, and I was resolute upon it.
    Chapters 37-39 (34% in)
  • Between my aunt and me there had been something, in this connexion, since the night of my return, which I cannot call a restraint, or an avoidance of the subject, so much as an implied understanding that we thought of it together, but did not shape our thoughts into words.
    Chapters 61-62 (65% in)

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