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allude
used in Pride and Prejudice

14 uses
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Definition
to make an indirect reference
  • She felt it to be the probable consequence of her allusions to Mr. Wickham, and rejoiced in it.
    Chapter 18 (92% in)
  • You allude, perhaps, to the entail of this estate.
    Chapter 13 (84% in)
  • The latter part of this address was scarcely heard by Darcy; but Sir William's allusion to his friend seemed to strike him forcibly, and his eyes were directed with a very serious expression towards Bingley and Jane, who were dancing together.
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • Chapter 21 The discussion of Mr. Collins's offer was now nearly at an end, and Elizabeth had only to suffer from the uncomfortable feelings necessarily attending it, and occasionally from some peevish allusions of her mother.
    Chapter 21 (2% in)
  • As for Jane, her anxiety under this suspense was, of course, more painful than Elizabeth's, but whatever she felt she was desirous of concealing, and between herself and Elizabeth, therefore, the subject was never alluded to.
    Chapter 23 (72% in)
  • You alluded to something else.
    Chapter 24 (54% in)
  • She supposed, if he meant anything, he must mean an allusion to what might arise in that quarter.
    Chapter 33 (12% in)
  • The justice of the charge struck her too forcibly for denial, and the circumstances to which he particularly alluded as having passed at the Netherfield ball, and as confirming all his first disapprobation, could not have made a stronger impression on his mind than on hers.
    Chapter 36 (87% in)
  • Mr. Collins had a compliment, and an allusion to throw in here, which were kindly smiled on by the mother and daughter.
    Chapter 37 (20% in)
  • I only fear that the sort of cautiousness to which you, I imagine, have been alluding, is merely adopted on his visits to his aunt, of whose good opinion and judgement he stands much in awe.
    Chapter 41 (89% in)
  • She burst into tears as she alluded to it, and for a few minutes could not speak another word.
    Chapter 46 (48% in)
  • Nothing of the past was recollected with pain; and Lydia led voluntarily to subjects which her sisters would not have alluded to for the world.
    Chapter 51 (24% in)
  • Not a word, however, passed his lips in allusion to it, till their visitor took his leave for the night; but as soon as he was gone, he turned to his daughter, and said: "Jane, I congratulate you.
    Chapter 55 (63% in)
  • Elizabeth, feeling all the more than common awkwardness and anxiety of his situation, now forced herself to speak; and immediately, though not very fluently, gave him to understand that her sentiments had undergone so material a change, since the period to which he alluded, as to make her receive with gratitude and pleasure his present assurances.
    Chapter 58 (23% in)

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