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verb as in hint at

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The Democratic majority recommended “structural separations and prohibitions” that would prevent dominant platforms from operating in adjacent lines of business, which may allude to potential divestments.

From Fortune

The common thread among all of these episodes, as Sipher alluded to, is that it’s unclear just how directly Putin may or may not have been involved.

From Vox

The price, 1,081,291 francs, was meant to be “disconnected from reality” and alludes to the founding of Switzerland on August 1, 1291.

From Fortune

You allude to some rocky starts where you had issues in your marriage that you had to kind of work through and that there did seem to be a work-life balance issue.

As alluded to earlier, this is a limited and unimaginative solution to the problem we are facing.

Last season was definitely challenging, because we were not allowed to mention them or allude to a mole of any kind.

Mr. Ban did, in fact, allude to the Islamist organization in the statement.

I may not do more than allude to his death, fit ending of his life.

Could the faces of the clocks and the ticking of time allude to ageing?

I like the way they allude to "working-class and younger voters."

But it is necessary to allude to this also, because it is possible to have purity of tone without sweetness or power.

I allude to the half dozen or more words which were written by your brother immediately preceding his death.

We allude to that more benevolent code of morality inaugurated by Joseph Addison.

It may not be uninteresting to allude rather briefly to the state of England at the close of the seventeenth century.

The Adjutant-General, in his familiar and almost daily letters to his wife, does not even allude to it.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allude, such as: advert, imply, insinuate, intimate, point, and refer.

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