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insinuate
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The Idiot
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  • By nature taciturn, he now merely growled occasionally like a bear, and glared contemptuously upon the "beggar," who, being somewhat of a man of the world, and a diplomatist, tried to insinuate himself into the bear’s good graces.
  • "You did a good action," said the prince, "for in the midst of his angry feelings you insinuated a kind thought into his heart."

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  • Hester bristled: "Are you insinuating—"
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • It’s like I’m insinuating we’re a team.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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