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indicate
used in Main Street

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Definition
to show (point out, demonstrate, express, or suggest)
  • A few eyebrows indicating a verdict that Doc Kennicott's bride was noisy and improper.
    Chapter 6 (68% in)
  • Guy's thin maturity was changing in her vision to flushed youth and they were roaming an island in the yellow sea of chatter when she realized that the guests were beginning that cough which indicated, in the universal instinctive language, that they desired to go home and go to bed.
    Chapter 6 (94% in)
  • The Widow Bogart's stare, from her porch, indicated, "Well I never saw anything like that before!"
    Chapter 9 (28% in)
  • He indicated with a forlornly waving hand the shelves of shoe-boxes, the seat of thin wood perforated in rosettes, the display of shoe-trees and tin boxes of blacking, the lithograph of a smirking young woman with cherry cheeks who proclaimed in the exalted poetry of advertising, "My tootsies never got hep to what pedal perfection was till I got a pair of clever classy Cleopatra Shoes."
    Chapter 10 (75% in)
  • 'Faith, Hope, and CHARITY,' it says, and, 'The poor ye have with ye always,' which indicates that there never can be anything to these so-called scientific schemes for abolishing charity, never!
    Chapter 11 (87% in)
  • As she let the ether drip, nervously trying to keep the rhythm that Kennicott had indicated, Carol stared at her husband with the abandon of hero-worship.
    Chapter 15 (83% in)
  • She was small and active and sallow; her yellow hair was faded, and looked dry; her blue silk blouses and modest lace collars and high black shoes and sailor hats were as literal and uncharming as a schoolroom desk; but her eyes determined her appearance, revealed her as a personage and a force, indicated her faith in the goodness and purpose of everything.
    Chapter 21 (2% in)
  • Now she noted that his jaw was square, that his long hands moved quickly and were bleached in a refined manner, and that his trusting eyes indicated that he had "led a clean life."
    Chapter 21 (64% in)
  • She lay awake till she heard the distant creak of a bed which indicated that Kennicott had retired.
    Chapter 24 (68% in)
  • The streaky brown wallpaper was broken in its dismal sweep only by framed texts, "Come unto Me" and "The Lord is My Shepherd," by a list of hymns, and by a crimson and green diagram, staggeringly drawn upon hemp-colored paper, indicating the alarming ease with which a young man may descend from Palaces of Pleasure and the House of Pride to Eternal Damnation.
    Chapter 28 (23% in)
  • Not that they are immoral, I don't mean, but when a body of men go on insisting that Saturday is the Sabbath, after Christ himself has clearly indicated the new dispensation, then I think the legislature ought to step in——"
    Chapter 28 (35% in)
  • She knew that he was trying to keep her from going, trying to indicate that he was something more than a person to whom one brought trousers for pressing.
    Chapter 28 (82% in)
  • He had, she indicated, never studied.
    Chapter 29 (6% in)
  • Maud's manner indicated that the falsity of the story was an insignificant flaw in its general delightfulness.
    Chapter 32 (38% in)
  • Carol smiled ingratiatingly, to indicate that she was indeed one who desired to sacrifice, but she sighed, "I don't know; I'm afraid I'm not heroic.
    Chapter 38 (81% in)
  • It indicated Vida's triumph, and it stirred her to activity—any activity.
    Chapter 39 (21% in)

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