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insinuate
used in Atonement

3 uses
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Definition
to imply (subtly suggest) something unpleasant
  • The word: she tried to prevent it sounding in her thoughts, and yet it danced through them obscenely, a typographical demon, juggling vague, insinuating anagrams—an uncle and a nut, the Latin for next, an Old English king attempting to turn back the tide.
    Part 1 (59% in)
  • The stench was cruel, insinuating itself into the folds of his clothes.
    Part 2 (49% in)
  • His precise, insinuating delivery suggested horrors that Turner could not immediately grasp.
    Part 2 (83% in)

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