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insinuate
used in Babbitt

3 uses
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Definition
to imply (subtly suggest) something unpleasant
  • It sounded insinuating.
    Chapter 19 (98% in)
  • He procured a trickle of insinuating items about neighborliness and the Bible, about class-suppers, jolly but educational, and the value of the Prayer-life in attaining financial success.
    Chapter 17 (62% in)
  • You been doing a hell of a lot of insinuating and hinting around lately, as if I were leading a double life or something, and I'm damn sick of it, and I don't want to hear anything more about it!"
    Chapter 30 (93% in)

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