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imply
used in The Great Gatsby

2 uses
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Definition
to suggest or say indirectly — possibly as a logical consequence
  • After that I felt a certain shame for Gatsby — one gentleman to whom I telephoned implied that he had got what he deserved.
    p. 169.8
implied = said indirectly (said it without using such blunt words)
  • Then she flounced over to the dog, kissed it with ecstasy, and swept into the kitchen, implying that a dozen chefs awaited her orders there.
    p. 32.4
implying = as though (suggesting)
There are no more uses of "imply" in The Great Gatsby.

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