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intimation
used in Main Street

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Definition
a subtle hint or indirect suggestion
  • Which of these people whom she passed, now mere arrangements of hair and clothes, would turn into intimates, loved or dreaded, different from all the other people in the world?
    Chapter 4 (8% in)
  • Yet none of her intimates in the school and in the boarding-house knew of her abyss of passion.
    Chapter 21 (25% in)

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