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insinuates

verb
present tense third-person singular of insinuate

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1 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way
  • years were needed for the agent to insinuate himself into the terrorist organization

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2 to convey an idea indirectly
  • are you insinuating that I won by cheating?

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3 to put among or between others
  • quietly insinuated herself among the concertgoers raptly listening to the piano solo

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“Insinuates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insinuates. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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