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used in Lucky by Sebold

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to suggest or say indirectly — possibly as a logical consequence
  • The tone it was asked in implied that in having come back I had done something wrong—something not normal.
    Chapter Seven (18% in)
implied = suggested (said indirectly)
  • Following a song and scene called "The Abduction," where Aldonza is kidnapped, and, it is implied, gang-raped, Don Quixote comes upon her after she has been discarded by her captors.
    Chapter Five (94% in)
  • Magically I became story, not person, and story implies a kind of ownership by the storyteller.
    Chapter Seven (28% in)
  • All the things a good girl, he implied, might do after running into her rapist on the street.
    Chapter Eleven (45% in)
  • "There are?" he said, again the same disbelieving tone, meant to imply that I was really a bit insane, wasn't I?
    Chapter Eleven (59% in)
  • All of what wasn't said in every move of his—his insinuations, what he implied—I tried to answer by being as clear and controlled as possible.
    Chapter Eleven (60% in)

There are no more uses of "imply" in Lucky by Sebold.

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