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allude
used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
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Definition
to make an indirect reference
  • Most conspicuously, in virtually the central spot of the otherwise empty and highly polished floor, lay the dustpan Miss Kenton had alluded to.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (14% in)
  • In view of what I am about to relate, it would not be proper of me to identify the manoeuvre any more precisely, though you may well guess which one I am alluding to if I say that it caused something of an uproar at the time, adding significantly to the controversy the conflict as a whole was attracting.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (82% in)
  • If a divorced lady were present in the company of her second husband, it is often thought desirable not to allude to the original marriage at all.
    2a — Day 2 - Afternoon (90% in)

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