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indicate
used in The Great Gatsby

3 uses
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Definition
to show (point out, demonstrate, express, or suggest)
  • I picked it up with a weary bend and handed it back to her, holding it at arm's length and by the extreme tip of the corners to indicate that I had no designs upon it — but every one near by, including the woman, suspected me just the same.
    p. 115.2
indicate = demonstrate
  • Gatsby indicated a gorgeous, scarcely human orchid of a woman who sat in state under a white plum tree.
    p. 104.9
  • indicated = pointed to or nodded toward
  • "Madame expects you in the salon!" he cried, needlessly indicating the direction.
    p. 115.8
indicating = pointing or nodding in
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