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indicate
used in The Magic Mountain

23 uses
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Definition
to show (point out, demonstrate, express, or suggest)
  • He wears black to indicate that his particular specialty is the night.
    3.4 - Satana (88% in)
  • She spoke at great length about her papa, the lawyer, and her cousin, the doctor—apparently to cast herself in a favorable light and to indicate that she came from the educated strata of society.
    4.3 - He Tries Out His Conversational French (46% in)
  • ...reminded Hans Castorp of his own grandfather, who likewise had worn black all the years his grandson had known him, although for reasons profoundly different from those of this grandfather here; Hans Castorp thought now of those old-fashioned clothes, the makeshift adaptation by which Hans Lorenz Castorp's true nature, belonging to a time long past, had indicated its dislike of the present, until in death he had solemnly returned to the form appropriate to him—in Spanish ruff.
    4.9 - Growing Anxiety / Two Grandfathers and a Twilight Boat Ride (65% in)
  • There were few signs to indicate the true state of affairs, and even those were inconspicuous.
    5.4 - Mercury's Moods (7% in)
  • His personal experiences here—the nature of which we have attempted to indicate on several occasions—had forced him at certain moments to cry, "My God!"
    5.5 - Encyclopedia (9% in)
  • "Hot flashes" would indicate that the central nervous system was the seat both of whatever caused catabolism and of a skin condition we are content to call abnormal, simply because we do not know any better way to define it.
    5.7 - Research (76% in)
  • Dr. Blumenkohl, who had been doing very poorly again of late, muttered something to himself—with a look on his face, or better, about his lips, that was peculiarly his own—that indicated the source of these verses.
    5.9 - Walpurgis Night (13% in)
  • He dragged one chair—this was for Frau Chauchat, almost a reclining throne, with a high, wooden-frame back and plush upholstery—over to the spot he had indicated in his pantomime, and for himself he selected a crackling, creaking wicker chair with scrolled armrests, on which he now sat down beside her, bending forward, his arms on the scrolls, her pencil in his hand, his feet well hidden under his chair.
    5.9 - Walpurgis Night (59% in)
  • Every patient had to reckon with it as the infallible indication of his chances of being cured; the number of months or years someone would have to stay here could easily be determined from it—beginning with just dropping by for six months all the way up to a "life sentence," which all too often meant very little in terms of actual time spent.
    6.1 - Changes (5% in)
  • With the ongoing series of lectures as a basis, the conversation could then have moved from love as a force conducive to illness, to the nonphysical nature of its indications, to "old" and "new" areas, to soluble toxins and love potions, to light piercing the dark subconscious, to the blessings of psychoanalysis and the transference of symptoms—but then what do we know, since for us this is all merely guesswork, a hypothetical answer to the question about the subject of the chats...
    6.1 - Changes (97% in)
  • They accepted Naphta's invitation with bows, and in the next moment they were nodding and shrugging to indicate that Settembrini's objections were justified.
    6.2 - Someone Else (91% in)
  • Even the tremor of his head, which had begun to bother him soon after his arrival up here, gave every indication of not wanting to clear up, but would invariably start again when he was walking or talking, or even sitting there in the blue-blossoming meadow, thinking back over the complexity of his adventures; in fact, Hans Lorenz Castorp's dignified chin-propping method had almost become a habit for his grandson as well— and he never used it without being reminded of the old man's...
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (9% in)
  • "Well, your Herr Naphta—I call him 'your Herr Naphta' to indicate that I do not necessarily find myself in sympathy with him, but that on the contrary, my attitude is one of considerable reservation—"
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (85% in)
  • "Greetings, boys!" he said in a dull voice that was a further indication of a very languid mood—melancholy, general resignation.
    6.4 - An Outburst of Temper / Something Very Embarrassing (27% in)
  • There are indications that at one time the brotherhood of the lodge was symbolically sealed with blood.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (25% in)
  • That may not please the ladies—we believe we can say that Frau Chauchat was instinctively annoyed by it, one or two pointed remarks that she let slip, and which we shall insert at some juncture, indicated as much.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (4% in)
  • And then he went on to speak of "clerical demagoguery," of the absolute lust for power that condescended to rouse the denizens of the underworld when the gods quite understandably did not wish to hear from them, and suggested that the Church was apparently more concerned with the quantity than the quality of souls saved, which indicated a profound lack of spiritual nobility.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (38% in)
  • And since I enjoy the honor of your confidence and this has turned out to be such a thoroughly exceptional twilight hour, I would like at least to attempt to indicate what I mean.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (94% in)
  • His spleen and liver were giving him trouble, too, or so the director indicated whenever he pulled aside those closest to the patient; nor was his stomach in classic condition.
    7.5 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Conclusion) (6% in)
  • It was indicated from several sides that they should withdraw a little from these noisy precincts for the purpose, so that they could enjoy their picnic relieved of this racket and not as deaf-mutes.
    7.5 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Conclusion) (60% in)
  • The blue coloration indicated sudden heart congestion, a. convulsive and apoplectic arrest of all vital functions.
    7.5 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Conclusion) (85% in)
  • By all indications, it must have taken his breath away at once, paralysis of the respiratory system, you know, rapid suffocation, presumably without great pain or agony.
    7.5 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Conclusion) (95% in)
  • A few foci have been fully reabsorbed, the pocket has grown smaller and is more sharply defined, which, being a well-informed patient, you know indicates healing.
    7.6 - The Great Stupor (8% in)

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