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synonyms for insinuative

  • charming
  • crawling
  • deferential
  • disarming
  • flattering
  • humble
  • insinuatory
  • obsequious
  • saccharine
  • serving
  • silken
  • smarmy
  • soft
  • suggestive
  • sycophantic
  • toadying
  • unctuous
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How to use insinuative in a sentence

She was watching her pupil, storing up in her memory the mispronunciations and vulgarisms for later insinuative improvement.
THE GREY WIG: STORIES AND NOVELETTESISRAEL ZANGWILL
The contractor had caught no sign revealing whether his insinuative words were having effect.
THE WALKING DELEGATELEROY SCOTT
They form an agreeable contrast to the chaos of oppressive learning of the time, and have an insinuative air about them.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. V (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
A voice, which was unctuous and insinuative, emanated from the figure.
THE BLACK BAGLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
The little poet was as insinuative and volcanic (by turns) as ever.
THE GRANDCHILDREN OF THE GHETTOISRAEL ZANGWILL
"I don't deny there are plenty of ghosts about," he answered with insinuative deference.
THE KING OF SCHNORRERSISRAEL ZANGWILL
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WORDS RELATED TO INSINUATIVE

  • civil
  • complaisant
  • courteous
  • disarming
  • duteous
  • dutiful
  • ingratiating
  • ingratiatory
  • insinuating
  • insinuative
  • obedient
  • obeisant
  • obsequious
  • polite
  • regardful
  • reverential
  • saccharine
  • silken
  • silky
  • submissive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.