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allude
used in Frankenstein

6 uses
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Definition
to make an indirect reference
  • You will smile at my allusion, but I will disclose a secret.
    Introductory Letters (42% in)
  • I trembled excessively; I could not endure to think of, and far less to allude to, the occurrences of the preceding night.
    Chapter 5 (60% in)
  • Could he allude to an object on whom I dared not even think?
    Chapter 5 (95% in)
  • Every thought that was devoted to it was an extreme anguish, and every word that I spoke in allusion to it caused my lips to quiver, and my heart to palpitate.
    Chapter 19 (17% in)
  • He wished as much as possible to obliterate the memory of the scenes that had taken place in Ireland and never alluded to them or suffered me to speak of my misfortunes.
    Chapter 22 (18% in)
  • But until then, I conjure you, do not mention or allude to it.
    Chapter 22 (55% in)

There are no more uses of "allude" in Frankenstein.

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