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suggestive
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
tending to bring to mind

(When the thing brought to mind is not clear from context, it is often sex.)
  • Perhaps it should be added that the effect is greatly increased if Owen's verse be spoken somewhat slowly and indistinctly in a tone suggestive of suppressed rancour.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (39% in)
  • Obviously mammal in weight of bosom you remark that she has in front well to the fore two protuberances of very respectable dimensions, inclined to fall in the noonday soupplate, while on her rere lower down are two additional protuberances, suggestive of potent rectum and tumescent for palpation, which leave nothing to be desired save compactness.
    Episode 15 — Circe (49% in)
  • There was a dosshouse in Marlborough street, Mrs Maloney's, but it was only a tanner touch and full of undesirables but M'Conachie told him you got a decent enough do in the Brazen Head over in Winetavern street (which was distantly suggestive to the person addressed of friar Bacon) for a bob.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (9% in)

There are no more uses of "suggestive" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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