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intimation
used in The Lords of Discipline

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Definition
a subtle hint or indirect suggestion
  • "How are you feeling, Mr. McLean?" he asked seriously in a voice that contained no threat, no intimation of cruelty.
    Chapter 2.16 (77% in)
  • In fact, throughout that first year, he gave intimations that he loved both its regularities and its aberrations.
    Chapter 1.4 (41% in)
  • In those early conversations were the first intimations that we were becoming a class.
    Chapter 2.17 (16% in)
  • I had no doubts then, and none now, that I spent four years in the loveliest city on the continent and that some indelible mark of civilization, some passionate intimacy with form and beauty, would remain with me always if only I were vigilant enough, if only I were resolute in my intention to assimilate the resonances and intimations of that exquisite city.
    Chapter 2.18 (41% in)

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  • The senior next door intimated to Tradd and me that he suspected Bentley had become a project of a secret organization called The Ten.
    Chapter 2.17 (99% in)

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