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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
  • Officers leered at the naked women and made crude comments and suggestive threats.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • He said suggestively, wagging his eyebrows again.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • A brunette in a black dress with skin so white she looks like a vampire leans into him suggestively.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • A hint of a shared conspiracy touched the corners of his lips, something too suggestive to go unnoticed by Pearl.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • It was someone who wore nothing that could be construed as suggestive.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Not that there was anything suggestive in Nia’s windows.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Drew turned up the well-bred charm and turned down the suggestiveness as soon as we walked into the house.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • , because of its rather blatant suggestiveness.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • Their slips show at the bottoms of their skirts, slips of unusual, suggestive colors.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • As a rule, we are no longer allowed to see anything suggestive of horror.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The guy eyes me up and down suggestively before opening the door.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • You have drawn my attention to a curious and suggestive point.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • But most give me little smirks and eye one another suggestively.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I wasn’t trying to be suggestive or anything; I just got kind of tired when I had to stand a lot.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Its forms are bold and suggestive.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • It needed but this to complete the grim suggestiveness of the barren waste, the chilling wind, and the darkling sky.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • I have heard that Sanaubar’s suggestive stride and oscillating hips sent men to reveries of infidelity.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • He is in his shirt sleeves, with a vest figured with faded gold horseshoes, and a pink-striped shirt, suggestive of peppermint candy.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • The subject was a suggestive one to me, and I thought about it in silence.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • The archers grinned suggestively; the men laughed again.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • He was walking up a cobbled street of little two-storey houses with battered doorways which gave straight on the pavement and which were somehow curiously suggestive of ratholes.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Her face was round and rosy, with a healthful downy softness, suggestive of a ripe peach.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • His outstretched hand was suggestive.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • What seems most singular and suggestively important in this story, is this: it was from Joppa that Jonah set sail.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • For Daisy was young and her artificial world was redolent of orchids and pleasant, cheerful snobbery and orchestras which set the rhythm of the year, summing up the sadness and suggestiveness of life in new tunes.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • The word "escape" was suggestive.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • The picture you have just drawn is suggestive of a rather too overwhelming contrast.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • They were suggestive of unnumbered thousands.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • "You ready to shag?" she asked suggestively.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • He had deep-set, brooding eyes, and his face was more thoughtful, more solemn, than his younger brother’s, a face as suggestive of early maturity as his brother’s was of lingering boyishness.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • 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.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Then I said suggestively, "You ever thought of opening a garage?"
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • ’In the matter of sepulture, for instance, I could see no signs of crematoria nor anything suggestive of tombs.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • The Martian who had been overthrown crawled tediously out of his hood, a small brown figure, oddly suggestive from that distance of a speck of blight, and apparently engaged in the repair of his support.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • It was suggestive somewhat as a picture in outlines.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Then, reading the clipping again, he noticed something suggestive: Angela Ford from John Ford.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • His suits fitted as though he had borrowed them from a stout friend, and his face, seldom suggestive of his profession, was now not at all so; it could have been that of an ascetic absorbed in occult pursuits.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • You could stay a very long time at Faye’s before you would hear an ugly or suggestive word spoken.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • The fragment, however, is extremely suggestive.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • He remained for a time thoughtfully in this attitude, which would have been suggestive of something sinister for any one who had seen him thus in the dark, the only person awake in that house where all were sleeping.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • All of them were conscious of the solemn dignity that flowed from him, of his achievement, fragmentary, suggestive and surpassed.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Below the garden a green field lush with clover sloped down to the hollow where the brook ran and where scores of white birches grew, upspringing airily out of an undergrowth suggestive of delightful possibilities in ferns and mosses and woodsy things generally.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • Again that chuckle, more defined and louder but still somehow intimate and suggestive, a chuckle that said, I know something you don’t know.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and her "Ow!" was more suggestive of pins being run into her than of fear and anguish.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • A suggestive name, isn’t it?
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • And it is well that the teacher should study something of it, partly because of its suggestive-ness in many parts of his work, and partly to be on guard against the exaggerated statements of extremists, and the uncritical advocacy of freedom from all discipline, based upon them.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I heard the voice again, suggestive, rather inquisitive, in the voice of that woman I had called upon who lived the other side of Kerrith, and I saw her eye too, dubious, considering, taking in my clothes from top to toe, wondering, with that swift downward glance given to all brides, if I was going to have a baby.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • The jailer finished by lifting himself a-tip-toe with an imaginary halter, at the same time making a gurgling noise in his throat suggestive of suffocation.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
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