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  • 1 oblique hint — index insinuation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Hint — Hint, n. A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive. [1913 Webster] Our hint of woe Is common. Shak. [1913 Webster] The hint… …

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  • 3 hint fiction — n. An extremely short literary work, typically no more than twenty five words, that hints at a longer, more complex story. Example Citations: Excited by the possibilities of the hint fiction form, the staff of Any Other Word, Penn State York s… …

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  • 4 insinuation — I noun allusion, aspersion, clue, hint, implication, indirect allusion, indirect comment, indirect implication, inference, innuendo, intimation, oblique hint, reference, significatio, suggestion, veiled observation, veiled remark II index… …

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  • 5 Innuedoes — Innuendo In nu*en do, n.; pl. {Innuedoes}(?). [L., by intimation, by hinting, gerund of innuere, innutum, to give a nod, to intimate; pref. in in, to + nuere (in comp.) to nod. See {Nutation}.] 1. An oblique hint; a remote allusion or reference,… …

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  • 6 Innuendo — In nu*en do, n.; pl. {Innuedoes}(?). [L., by intimation, by hinting, gerund of innuere, innutum, to give a nod, to intimate; pref. in in, to + nuere (in comp.) to nod. See {Nutation}.] 1. An oblique hint; a remote allusion or reference, usually… …

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  • 7 The Adventure of the Cardboard Box — is one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is the second of the twelve Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in most British editions of the canon, and second of the eight stories from His Last Bow in …

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  • 8 innuendo — 1670s, oblique hint, indiscreet suggestion, usually a depreciatory one, from L. innuendo by meaning, pointing to, lit. giving a nod to, ablative of gerund of innuere to mean, signify, lit. to nod to, from in at + nuere to nod (see NUMINOUS (Cf.… …

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  • 9 innuendo — n. Insinuation, remote intimation, indirect allusion, oblique hint, sly suggestion …

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  • 10 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 11 innuendo — in·nu·en·do /ˌi nyü wen dō/ n: a parenthetical explanation of the text of a legal document; esp: an explanation in a complaint for defamation of the defamatory meaning of a statement by the defendant which is not defamatory on its face compare… …

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  • 12 logic, history of — Introduction       the history of the discipline from its origins among the ancient Greeks to the present time. Origins of logic in the West Precursors of ancient logic       There was a medieval tradition according to which the Greek philosopher …

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  • 13 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 14 innuendo — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. implication, intimation, allusion. See information. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. insinuation, intimation, imputation, aside; see allusion , hint 1 , suggestion 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus)… …

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  • 15 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 16 Rumble Fish — This article is about the film. For the novel, see Rumble Fish (novel). For other meanings, see Rumble Fish (disambiguation). rumble Fish Theatrical release poster Directed by …

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  • 17 Wikipedia:Reference desk/Mathematics — The Wikipedia Reference Desk covering the topic of mathematics. Mathematics #eee #f5f5f5 #eee #aaa #aaa #aaa #00f #36b #000 #00f mathematics Wikipedia:Refere …

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  • 18 dislike — dis*like , n. 1. A feeling of positive and usually permanent aversion to something unpleasant, uncongenial, or offensive; disapprobation; repugnance; displeasure; disfavor; the opposite of liking or fondness. [1913 Webster] God s grace . . .… …

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  • 19 Glance — Glance, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glancing}.] 1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. [1913 Webster] From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a shivered… …

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  • 20 Glanced — Glance Glance, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glancing}.] 1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. [1913 Webster] From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a… …

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