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The Age of Innocence
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imply
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The Age of Innocence
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  • Mrs. Archer murmured, in a tone that implied: "She had that decency."
  • What would she think if she found him sitting there with the air of intimacy implied by waiting alone in the dusk at a lady’s fireside?
  • Are there painters in New York?" asked Beaufort, in a tone implying that there could be none since he did not buy their pictures; and Madame Olenska said to Archer, with her grave smile: "That would be charming.
  • May’s blush remained permanently vivid: it seemed to have a significance beyond that implied by the recognition of Madame Olenska’s social bad faith.
  • It was just like Ellen, Mrs. Welland’s tired voice implied, to place the family in such a dilemma.
  • "On business?" she asked, in a tone which implied that there could be no other conceivable reason, and that she had put the question automatically, as if merely to finish his own sentence.

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  • She wouldn’t make a direct statement, but she implied that she supported our position.
  • She implied that she would vote with us.

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