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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of gaining acceptance for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments; An indirect (and usually malicious) inference.

Usage examples (39)
  • She refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor
  • And I would ask please that this insinuation is immediately retracted.
  • And your insinuation is that this is so because she belongs to the rival party.
  • But even the former insinuation is still highly inflammatory, not to mention false. for more
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