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imply
used in Sense and Sensibility

6 uses
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Definition
to suggest or say indirectly — possibly as a logical consequence
  • It implies everything amiable.
    Chapter 3 (57% in)
  • The visit of the Miss Steeles at Barton Park was lengthened far beyond what the first invitation implied.
    Chapter 24 (96% in)
  • This, and the manner in which it was said, immediately brought back to her remembrance all the circumstances of his quitting that place, with the uneasiness and suspicions they had caused to Mrs. Jennings, and she was fearful that her question had implied much more curiosity on the subject than she had ever felt.
    Chapter 26 (54% in)
  • I thought it had been only a joke, but so serious a question seems to imply more; and I must beg, therefore, that you will not deceive yourself any longer.
    Chapter 29 (17% in)
  • It was every day implied, but never professedly declared.
    Chapter 29 (58% in)
  • Marianne's lips quivered, and she repeated the word "Selfish?" in a tone that implied—"do you really think him selfish?"
    Chapter 47 (33% in)

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