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  • "I will tell her what you have said—when you go!" said Mrs. Penniman, with an insinuating laugh.
  • He is extremely insinuating; but it’s a vulgar nature.
  • He was in a state of irritation natural to a gentleman of fine parts who had been snubbed in a benevolent attempt to confer a distinction upon a young woman of inferior characteristics, and the insinuating sympathy of this somewhat desiccated matron appeared to offer him no practical relief.
  • I see," added the Doctor, with his most insinuating, his most professional laugh, "you are already interested!"

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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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