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insinuate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of insinuate

  1. 1 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way <years were needed for the agent to insinuate himself into the terrorist organization> Synonyms infiltrate, slip, sneak, wind, work in, worm, wriggle Related Words creep, edge, wiggle; insert, interpolate, interpose, introduce

  2. 2 to convey an idea indirectly <are you insinuating that I won by cheating?> Synonyms allude, imply, indicate, infer, hint, intimate, suggestRelated Words advert, mention, point, refer, signal, signalize, signify; smack (of), smell (of)Near Antonyms announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out; delineate, describe

  3. 3 to put among or between others <quietly insinuated herself among the concertgoers raptly listening to the piano solo> Synonyms edge in, fit (in or into), inject, insert, intercalate, interject, interpolate, interpose, intersperse, introduce, sandwich (in or between), work inRelated Words cut in, inlay, inset, install; interfile, interline, lard, weave; cram, shove, thrust, wedge; add, append, attachNear Antonyms eject, eliminate, exclude, expel, extract, withdraw; deduct, detach, subtract; reject





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