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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Insinuate (0.01371 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Insinuate.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: insinuate menyindir
English → English (WordNet) Definition: insinuate insinuate v 1: introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; “He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table” 2: give to understand; “I insinuated that I did not like his wife” [syn: intimate, adumbrate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Insinuate Insinuate \In*sin"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insinuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Insinuating.] [L. insinuatus, p. p. of insinuareto insinuate; pref. in- in + sinus the bosom. See Sinuous.] [1913 Webster] 1. To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow passage, or a gentle, persistent movement. [1913 Webster] The water easily insinuates itself into, and placidly distends, the vessels of vegetables. --Woodward. [1913 Webster] 2. To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill. [1913 Webster] All the art of rhetoric, besides order and clearness, are for nothing else but to insinuate wrong ideas, move the passions, and thereby mislead the judgment. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Horace laughs to shame all follies and insinuates virtue, rather by familiar examples than by the severity of precepts. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; -- often used derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything? [1913 Webster] 4. To push or work (one's self), as into favor; to introduce by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; -- used reflexively. [1913 Webster] He insinuated himself into the very good grace of the Duke of Buckingham. --Clarendon. Syn: To instill; hint; suggest; intimate. [1913 Webster] Insinuate \In*sin"u*ate\, v. i. 1. To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices. [1913 Webster] 2. To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning. [1913 Webster] He would insinuate with thee but to make thee sigh. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To insinuate, flatter, bow, and bend my limbs. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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