She had completed the verse with the hint of a sneer in her tones.
Is she not for ever obliged (as she was pleased to hint to me) to be of the forbearing side?
Just give me a hint, to keep me from 'bursting,' so to speak!
She smiled, but there was a hint of grimness in the bending of her lips.
And now, once again, there was a hint of the quizzical creeping in the smile.