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intimation
used in Gone with the Wind

8 uses
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?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
Definition
a subtle hint or indirect suggestion
  • I have kept up with you through Miss Pittypat but she gave me no intimation that you had developed womanly sweetness.
    4.34 (39% in)
  • The faintest intimation from him, in the orchard, that some day things might be different and she would never have thought of going to Rhett.
    4.36 (71% in)
  • Such people were Scarlett's intimates now, but those who attended her larger receptions included others of some culture and refinement, many of excellent families.
    5.49 (75% in)
  • The first intimation of their return was the sound of luggage being thumped on the fronthall floor and Bonnie's voice crying, "Mother!"
    5.56 (40% in)

There are no more uses of "intimation" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • India bowed coldly and, putting her hand upon the door knob, intimated silently that his speedy retirement would be welcome.
    4.45 (74% in)
  • She had intimated, however, that he didn't come by them honestly.
    4.31 (46% in)
  • But, when she intimated this delicately to Frank, the day after they married, he smiled and told her not to bother her sweet pretty little head about business matters.
    4.36 (13% in)
  • You never intimated
    4.41 (31% in)

There are no more uses of "intimation" in Gone with the Wind.

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