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imply
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Ethan Frome
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  • I had been told that Frome was poor ... but I had not supposed him to be in such want as Harmon’s words implied
  • So marked was the change in her manner, such depths of sad initiation did it imply, that, with some doubts as to my delicacy, I put the case anew to my village oracle, Harmon Gow; but got for my pains only an uncomprehending grunt.
  • "If I’d supposed you’d ’a’ made any objection to Jotham Powell’s driving me over-" she began again, as though his silence had implied refusal.

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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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