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allude
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Heart of Darkness
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  • What we afterwards alluded to as an attack was really an attempt at repulse.
  • He alluded constantly to Europe, to the people I was supposed to know there—putting leading questions as to my acquaintances in the sepulchral city, and so on.
  • Then, alluding with a toss of the head to the tumult in the station-yard, ’When one has got to make correct entries, one comes to hate those savages—hate them to the death.’
  • The half-caste, who, as far as I could see, had conducted a difficult trip with great prudence and pluck, was invariably alluded to as ’that scoundrel.’
  • He had, as he informed me proudly, managed to nurse Kurtz through two illnesses (he alluded to it as you would to some risky feat), but as a rule Kurtz wandered alone, far in the depths of the forest.

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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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