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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Close and familiar.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: Close and familiar. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To make people understand what you mean without saying it directly.

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  • The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. for more
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  • ''intimate" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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