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imply
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

12 uses
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Definition
to suggest or say indirectly — possibly as a logical consequence
  • It is like that Turkish phrase of Moliere's that so astonished the bourgeois gentleman by the number of things implied in its utterance.
    Chapters 31-32 (30% in)
  • Going straight towards him, he propounded a variety of questions on different subjects, carefully watching the man's countenance as he did so; but not a word or look implied that he had the slightest idea of ever having seen before the person with whom he was then conversing.
    Chapters 25-26 (24% in)
  • Having said this, the abbe bowed to imply he wished to pursue his studies.
    Chapters 69-70 (30% in)
  • Noirtier's eye remained fixed and firm, as if to imply that a promise did not suffice; then it passed from his face to his hands.
    Chapters 73-74 (72% in)
  • I really am quite ashamed to have been the cause of your undergoing such severe self-examination; let us drop the subject, and adopt the middle course of delay, which implies neither a rupture nor an engagement.
    Chapters 77-78 (72% in)
  • "Confound you and your punctuality!" said Andrea, throwing himself into a chair in a manner which implied that he would rather have flung it at the head of his host.
    Chapters 81-82 (16% in)
  • Doubtless; what does that imply?
    Chapters 89-90 (70% in)
  • D'Avrigny's look implied, "I told you it would be so."
    Chapters 93-94 (45% in)
  • This announcement, which implied or appeared to imply, the approval of all the persons concerned in this momentous affair, had been preceded by a scene to which our readers must be admitted.
    Chapters 95-96 (1% in)
  • This announcement, which implied or appeared to imply, the approval of all the persons concerned in this momentous affair, had been preceded by a scene to which our readers must be admitted.
    Chapters 95-96 (1% in)
  • Now, Madame Danglars feared Eugenie's sagacity and the influence of Mademoiselle d'Armilly; she had frequently observed the contemptuous expression with which her daughter looked upon Debray,—an expression which seemed to imply that she understood all her mother's amorous and pecuniary relationships with the intimate secretary; moreover, she saw that Eugenie detested Debray,—not only because he was a source of dissension and scandal under the paternal roof, but because she had at once...
    Chapters 99-100 (3% in)
  • Danglars bent his head, which he meant to imply, "Very well."
    Chapters 113-114 (73% in)

There are no more uses of "imply" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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