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intimation
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
a subtle hint or indirect suggestion
  • He had intimates—the barber, the editor of the Eagle, the garageman—to whom he talked comfortably of hunting and the crops, and with whom he played poker.
    Chapter 16 (24% in)
  • The letter from Dr. Stokes was not his only intimation that plague was striding through St. Hubert, that tomorrow it might be leaping to Barbados, to the Virgin Islands .... to New York.
    Chapter 32 (3% in)

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