All those ridiculous questions insinuating that Kevin kept her under lock and key.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
This was another strange question, but before I could answer, Miss Thomas said, "James, what are you insinuating?
Christopher Paul Curtis -- Bud, Not Buddy
"Are you insinuating that I’m a moron?"
Scott Pratt -- An Innocent Client
He inspected the bathroom, the kitchen, the airing cupboard, and, finally, the downstairs hall, in which there was nothing to be seen but the family’s bicycles, a pile of empty shopping bags, a fallen diaper, and the stray tendrils of fog that had insinuated themselves into the hall from the open door to the street.
Neil Gaiman -- The Graveyard Book
"Are you insinuating I’m the one with the issue?"
Colleen Hoover -- Hopeless
"We’re not talking about it, so stop bringing up his name and trying to insinuate him into this conversation."
Katja Millay -- The Sea of Tranquility
I made a direct pass at Leslie as soon as we were back inside the front door, insinuating my arm around her waist, but she managed to slip away with a tinkly little laugh and the observation—too cryptic for me to quite get straight—that "haste makes waste."
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Grinning insinuatingly at me, one of them picked up a small stone and heaved it out across the steely surface.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
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"Is that so," I said, with resolute blandness; in the antiques trade, I had daily occasion to deal with insinuating old gents of his stripe and Mrs. Barbour, who had not let go my hand, only squeezed it tighter.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
"Not in the way you’re insinuating," Jenks replied.
James Patterson -- 1st to Die
What are you insinuating?
Veronica Roth -- Insurgent
When she was eight months pregnant, one of Enrique’s uncles insinuated that the baby didn’t belong to Enrique.
Sonia Nazario -- Enrique’s Journey
The police descended on his house, leaning heavily on him, insinuating things.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
A radio with a faulty connection played loud and rasping for a while, then suddenly quiet and insinuating.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
We both know that he has been profligate in every sense of the word; that he has neither integrity nor honour; that he is as false and deceitful as he is insinuating.
Jane Austen -- Pride and Prejudice
I will be hang’d, if some eternal villain, Some busy and insinuating rogue, Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office, Have not devis’d this slander; I’ll be hang’d else.
William Shakespeare -- Othello, the Moor of Venice
The man who entered was a sturdy, middle-sized fellow, some thirty years of age, clean-shaven, and sallow-skinned, with a bland, insinuating manner, and a pair of wonderfully sharp and penetrating grey eyes.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Ichabod, therefore, made his advances in a quiet and gently insinuating manner.
Washington Irving -- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Well, you stand well with M. Morrel I hear,—you insinuating dog, you!
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
—(in an accent meant to be insinuating)—I am sure you have seen and understood me.
Jane Austen -- Emma
It was the women who were eager to rush into print with stories insinuating that being seen with me at a restaurant was the sign of a great romance.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
The willow is in full plumage and is no help, with its insinuating whispers.
Margaret Atwood -- The Handmaid’s Tale
Yet, this wild hint seemed inferentially negatived, by what a grey Manxman insinuated, an old sepulchral man, who, having never before sailed out of Nantucket, had never ere this laid eye upon wild Ahab.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
This circumstance pleased M. de Treville much, as he thus became certain that no foreign suggestion could insinuate itself between M. de la Tremouille’s testimony and himself.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
I added in an insinuating tone.
Jules Verne -- Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
She merely needs to insinuate, insinuate anything, don’t you see?
Ken Kesey -- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Roland Weary, eighteen years old, insinuated himself between the scouts, draped a heavy arm around the shoulder of each.
Kurt Vonnegut -- Slaughterhouse-Five
Mammy brought up tempting trays, insinuating that now she was a widow she might eat as much as she pleased, but Scarlett had no appetite.
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
The first is, to gain over my adversary’s lawyer with a double fee, who will then betray his client by insinuating that he hath justice on his side.
Jonathan Swift -- Gulliver’s Travels
"Are you insinuating that Millennium’s credibility is diminished because a well-known financier with significant resources has entered the picture?"
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
That silky, insinuating voice!
Frank Herbert -- Dune
Merely making a sign to a man at the bar, Fagin walked straight upstairs, and opening the door of a room, and softly insinuating himself into the chamber, looked anxiously about: shading his eyes with his hand, as if in search of some particular person.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
’No, Peggotty,’ returned my mother, ’but you insinuated.
Charles Dickens -- David Copperfield
"Don’t be afraid," he continued, in an insinuating way.
Harriet Jacobs -- Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
—I would go a step farther, Mr Bloom insinuated.
James Joyce -- Ulysses
He was the largest of the group, wearing dark red fighting trunks much too small to conceal the erection which projected from him as though in answer to the insinuating low-registered moaning of the clarinet.
Ralph Ellison -- Invisible Man
It even prevailed over the miserable travesty of the song of David which the singer had selected from a volume of similar effusions, and caused the sense to be forgotten in the insinuating harmony of the sounds.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Last of the Mohicans
Why should you think it so strange that in some countries there are monkeys which insinuate themselves into the good graces of the ladies; they are a fourth part human, as I am a fourth part Spaniard.
Voltaire -- Candide
Northern Light Infantry pay stubs and ID cards Indians later claimed to have found on dead soldiers insinuate a different story.
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin -- Three Cups of Tea
This man has insinuated himself into your confidence, and almost into your family under a false name.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
Matthew Maule understood the insinuated suspicion.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The House of the Seven Gables
He approaches you, he insinuates himself; offers you a pinch of snuff, or picks up your hat.
Gustave Flaubert -- Madame Bovary
The squeal insinuated itself into the voice and subdued it.
Pat Frank -- Alas, Babylon
But Anna’s aunt had through a common acquaintance insinuated that he had already compromised the girl, and that he was in honor bound to make her an offer.
Leo Tolstoy -- Anna Karenina
What a case am I in, then, that am neither a good epilogue nor cannot insinuate with you in the behalf of a good play!
William Shakespeare -- As You Like It
Not for nothing does he insinuate himself into the good will of his shipmates, since at the least all hands will at a pinch say a good word for him at all hazards.
Herman Melville -- Billy Budd
To go further, insinuating more, pulling me into an argument I didn’t deserve, much less want to have.
Sarah Dessen -- Lock and Key
Sometimes it insinuates itself into my mind, little by little.