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While convalescent plasma appears safe, and there are hints that it may help people in early stages of the disease, not enough data have been amassed to say that the treatment is effective, some experts warn.

A hint at what spurs such slayings lies in the hyenas’ ranks.

Cook and other executives have dropped hints that Apple wants make a big splash in the field of augmented reality, which uses phone screens or high-tech eyewear to paint digital images into the real world.

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To an optimist, any hint of success means that there must be a pony in here somewhere.

Raptors coach Nick Nurse teased reporters the day before the game with hints of a mystery defense, and what he unveiled was pretty unusual indeed.

We later learned that she had left him and was hoping he would catch the hint.

There was no sign of a struggle, and no hint of marital dispute or financial problems.

Wahlberg chimes in with the hint of a smirk: “The hard days of digging ditches!”

Animals in agony or danger are used by Martin Wittfooth, often to hint at the future of the human condition.

The woman is not looking into the camera, but there is a hint of a smile.

And it might be a good idea for you to give your men a gentle hint to keep their mouths closed about this affair—all of it.

She noiselessly takes the hint, and enters the corridor; Phœbe advances to answer his challenge.

"You will have to get over that feeling," observed Mr. Carr, disregarding the hint, and taking out his probing-knife.

The hint was not neglected, for this kind of hunting is much more sure than that of the woods.

On hearing this, the Earl of Gloucester at once sent Bruce a broad hint in the form of twelve pence and a pair of spurs.

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On this page you'll find 236 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hint, such as: advice, announcement, clue, evidence, idea, and implication.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.