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indicate
used in Black Like Me

11 uses
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Definition
to show (point out, demonstrate, express, or suggest)
  • They had made blood tests twice and found no indication of damage to the liver.
  • I told him my contacts indicated that Negroes themselves were aware of this dilemma and they were making strong efforts to unify the race, to condemn among themselves any tactic or any violence or injustice that would reflect against the race as a whole.
  • I looked beneath, as he indicated, and saw it had no drainpipe.
  • The exchange blurred the barriers of race (so new to me) long enough for me to smile and vaguely indicate the empty seat beside me, letting her know she was welcome to accept it.
  • In the bus station lobby, I looked for signs indicating a colored waiting room, but saw none.
  • Finally, he nodded gravely to indicate he had deciphered my blood background.
  • I learned to eat a great deal when it was available and convenient, because it might not be available or convenient when the belly next indicated its hunger.
  • He said this last with a flourish that indicated the grandness of her attitude.
  • They're welcome to sit here," the Negro said quietly, indicating the empty seat beside him and the one beside the woman across the aisle.
  • He indicated a neon sign that stood out against the night sky—YMCA, only a block or so away.
  • He judged me by that and indicated a place where lodging was inexpensive.

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