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suggestion

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1 a slight or indirect pointing to something (as a solution or explanation)
  • if you don't want to give the suggestion that you're evading the truth, you must look your questioner in the eye

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2 something which is presented for consideration
  • no one had any better suggestions, so as usual we spent the afternoon at the basketball court

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3 an almost imperceptible sign of something
  • we took care to avoid so much as even a suggestion of impropriety

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The first known use of suggestion was in the 14th century

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“Suggestion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suggestion. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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