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insinuate
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’Well, Mr Nickleby,’ said Squeers, insinuating himself into the warmest corner, ’you did very right to catch hold of them horses.
  • Nicholas ventured to insinuate that he thought he did.
  • We make no display,’ said Mrs Nickleby, with an air which seemed to insinuate that they could make a vast deal if they were so disposed; ’no fuss, no preparation; I wouldn’t allow it.
  • Miss La Creevy, who was a member of the little council, ventured to insinuate some doubts relative to the probability of Miss Nickleby’s arriving at this happy consummation in the compass of an ordinary lifetime; but the good lady set that question entirely at rest, by informing them that she had a presentiment on the subject—a species of second-sight with which she had been in the habit of clenching every argument with the deceased Mr Nickleby, and, in nine cases and three-quarters…
  • It would be a poor compliment to Nicholas’s better nature, and one which he was very far from deserving, to insinuate that the solution, and such a solution, of the mystery which had seemed to surround Madeline Bray, when he was ignorant even of her name, had damped his ardour or cooled the fervour of his admiration.

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