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Noun

Singular
insinuation

Plural
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  1. The act or process of insinuating; a creeping, winding, or flowing in.
  2. The act of gaining favor, affection, or influence, by gentle or artful means; -- formerly used in a good sense, as of friendly influence or interposition.
  3. The art or power of gaining good will by a prepossessing manner.
  4. That which is insinuated; a hint; a suggestion or intimation by distant allusion; as, slander may be conveyed by insinuations.

French

Noun

insinuation f. (plural insinuations)

  1. insinuation

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