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intimation
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a subtle hint or indirect suggestion
  • Seeing, however, that his forbearance had not the slightest effect, by an awful and unspeakable intimation with his twisted hand he warned off the foolish and infatuated man; but it was to no purpose.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (50% in)

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