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suggestive
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • I can never bring you to realise the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.
  • "It was most suggestive," said Holmes.
  • The point about the signature is very suggestive—in fact, we may call it conclusive.
  • Then the fact that the two men were never together, but that the one always appeared when the other was away, was suggestive.
  • From the lower part of the face he appeared to be a man of strong character, with a thick, hanging lip, and a long, straight chin suggestive of resolution pushed to the length of obstinacy.
  • It is, I am afraid, not very encouraging to his supporters, though there are one or two points in it which are suggestive.
  • You have no further evidence, I suppose, than that which you have placed before us—no suggestive detail which might help us?
  • Ah! that is suggestive.
  • Only one little item in another of the morning papers, but it is a suggestive one.
  • "It is perhaps less suggestive than it might have been," he remarked, "and yet there are a few inferences which are very distinct, and a few others which represent at least a strong balance of probability.

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  • Faris leers, glancing between us suggestively.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • After that the boys stopped coming to our street, but one of the small boys who played with Atal would call out suggestively, "How is Haroon?" whenever I passed by.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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