allude to


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allude to

verb refer to, suggest, mention, speak of, imply, intimate, hint at, remark on, insinuate, touch upon She sometimes alluded to a feeling that she was to blame. see elude
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She sang him his favorite songs, showed him her album, making him write in it, did not allow him to allude to the past, letting it be understood how was the present; and every day he went away in a fog, without having said what he meant to, and not knowing what he was doing or why he came, or how it would all end.
I may, I presume, between ourselves, allude to you as one of the people.
He was one of that class of rovers you sometimes meet at sea, who never reveal their origin, never allude to home, and go rambling over the world as if pursued by some mysterious fate they cannot possibly elude.
The death of my Parents a few weeks after my Departure, is the circumstance I allude to.
And he shut up any of his thoughtless comrades who attempted to allude to his connection.
I trembled excessively; I could not endure to think of, and far less to allude to, the occurrences of the preceding night.
Could he allude to an object on whom I dared not even think?
If an iconic building must have a new and provocative image, but cannot directly call on the iconography that underlay traditional or religious architecture (because that is no longer believed), then it must produce enigmatic signifiers that allude to unusual codes.
Here is a magnificent psalm that begins to allude to God's power even in the dust of death.