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insinuate
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The woman’s voice was more and more insinuating.
  • "Alyosha, do you know where we had better go?" he brought out at last timidly, and insinuatingly.
  • Every time Kolya, walking to and fro through the rooms, came into the hall, the dog shook his head and gave two loud and insinuating taps on the floor with his tail, but alas! the whistle did not sound to release him.
  • He insinuated it, as it were.
  • Did he not insinuate the same idea at the inquiry and suggest it to the talented prosecutor?
  • But in the left eye, which was screwed up and seemed to be insinuating something, Smerdyakov showed himself unchanged.
  • Another voice, a woman’s, suddenly asked insinuatingly and bashfully, though with mincing affectation: "Why haven’t you been to see us for so long, Pavel Fyodorovitch?

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