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implication
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Lord of the Flies
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as in: the implication is that... Define
Something that follows from something else. The thing that follows could be:
  • something suggested indirectly (not said directly)
  • something that can be concluded (often a logical consequence)
  • something that results from something else

  • "There was a ship."
    Jack, faced at once with too many awful implications, ducked away from them.
    ...
    "We might have gone home—"
  • Half-relieved, half-daunted by the implication of further terrors, the savages murmured again.

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  • I object to her implication that my work was sub-standard.
  • The new policy has widespread legal and political implications.

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as in: the implication is that... Define
Something that follows from something else. The thing that follows could be:
  • something suggested indirectly (not said directly)
  • something that can be concluded (often a logical consequence)
  • something that results from something else

as in: Her implication in the crime Define
involvement in or the suggestion that someone was involved in something -- especially a crime
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