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noun as in implication

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This insinuation is categorically false and is not supported by any finding in the Attorney General’s investigation.

Carlson’s two signature “replacement” rants were heavily laden with insinuations that local culture across the country is getting submerged under a tide of migration.

“There was no awareness or insinuations of any type of inappropriate behavior when we became aware of the chatter at the time,” Schmidt told the Times.

Rivera has pushed back against any insinuation that Smith was the primary reason for the team’s loss, arguing instead that mistakes were shared by all three phases.

Any insinuation to the contrary is false — and an insult to her integrity.

But the insinuation that it contains an inherent nefarious motive is simply a means of dismissing the content.

Technically true, but highly misleading in its insinuation that American jobs are being moved overseas.

But now the insinuation is racial: Clinton made those lazy blacks work, and Obama wants to go back to giving them “free stuff.”

Its insinuation into the economy of Iran had been widely observed for years.

Power, and inherited influence, and exalted social position have a deadly insinuation.

Reputations for courage and audacity have thus been hourly established by the careful insinuation of hideous expletives.

I saw in one journal an insinuation that the incidents in the preliminary narrative were possibly without foundation.

She was thinking of his insinuation at Marshall Dean's expense.

He bridled up at the word "illiterate," and repudiated the vile insinuation.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insinuation, such as: innuendo, hint, suggestion, and veiled remark.

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