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allude
used in A Tale of Two Cities

3 uses
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Definition
to make an indirect reference
  • The allusion served as a timely reminder to Darnay that this disagreeable companion had, of his own free will, assisted him in the strait of the day.
    2.4 — Congratulatory (77% in)
  • But, there my Lord interposed (with as grave a face as if it had not been true), saying that he could not sit upon that Bench and suffer those allusions.
    2.3 — A Disappointment (77% in)
  • An incidental allusion, purposely thrown out, to the day of the week, and the day of the month, set him thinking and counting, and evidently made him uneasy.
    2.19 — An Opinion (17% in)

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