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intimation
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
a subtle hint or indirect suggestion
  • Receiving this as an intimation that it was best not to delay, I settled that I would go to-morrow, and said so.
    Chapter 48 (25% in)

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  • There was nobody but himself, he intimated, worthy of my confidence, and—in short, might he?
    Chapter 19 (59% in)
  • A little later on in the dinner, Mr. Wopsle reviewed the sermon with some severity, and intimated—in the usual hypothetical case of the Church being "thrown open"—what kind of sermon he would have given them.
    Chapter 4 (56% in)

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