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1 hinting at or intended to call to mind matters regarded as indecent
  • making unwelcome suggestive remarks to a subordinate will be regarded as sexual harassment

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2 provoking a memory or mental association
  • a haunting and suggestive song about a long-lost love

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3 clearly conveying a special meaning (as one's mood)
  • the dog's aggressive behavior is suggestive of some past mistreatment

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The first known use of suggestive was in 1631

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“Suggestive.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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