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allude
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Emma
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  • He had been most agreeable, most delightful; he had told Harriet that he had seen them go by, and had purposely followed them; other little gallantries and allusions had been dropt, but nothing serious.
  • No—till Cole alluded to my supposed attachment, it had never entered my head.
  • But she probably had something of that in her thoughts, when alluding to the misunderstandings which he had given us hints of before.
  • Emma was gratified, to observe such a proof in her of strengthened character, and refrained from any allusion that might endanger its maintenance.
  • —he, who had never yet alluded to their marriage but as a distant event.
  • —A second allusion, indeed, gave less pain.
  • —Is not it possible, that when enquiring, as you thought, into the state of your affections, he might be alluding to Mr. Martin—he might have Mr. Martin’s interest in view?
  • — "In not one of all my clever replies, my delicate negatives, is there any allusion to making a sacrifice.

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  • He alluded to Susan without mentioning her name.
  • She didn’t mention any names, but everyone knew she was alluding to the President.

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