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implication
used in Lord of the Flies

2 uses
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Definition
Something that follows from something else.
The thing that follows could be:
  • something suggested indirectly (not said directly)
  • something that can be concluded (often a logical consequence)
  • something that results from something else
  • "There was a ship."
    Jack, faced at once with too many awful implications, ducked away from them.
    ...
    "We might have gone home—"
    p. 70.6
implications = things that can be concluded from knowing something else
  • Half-relieved, half-daunted by the implication of further terrors, the savages murmured again.
    p. 161.0
implication = something that results from something else
There are no more uses of "implication" in Lord of the Flies.

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