insinuate

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To ingratiate oneself; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning
To creep, wind, or flow into
To make a way for or introduce something by subtle, crafty or artful means

Nanny didn't so much enter places as insinuate herself; she had unconsciously taken a natural talent for liking people and developed it into an occult science.

To hint at (something); to suggest or express an idea indirectly

She insinuated that her friends had betrayed her.

To enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices

The water insinuated itself into the rock. It became ice, which expanded and cracked large fragments off of the hard stone.

to imply
To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill
Make a way for or introduce something by subtle, crafty or artful means
disapproval If you say that someone insinuates themselves into a particular situation, you mean that they manage very cleverly, and perhaps dishonestly, to get into that situation. He gradually insinuated himself into her life. = worm
To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning
To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices
disapproval If you say that someone insinuates that something bad is the case, you mean that they say it in an indirect way. The libel claim followed an article which insinuated that the President was lying = imply + insinuation insinuations in·sin·ua·tion He speaks with rage of insinuations that there's a `gay mafia' in Hollywood
give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"
To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; often used derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything? To push or work (one's self), as into favor; to introduce by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; used reflexively
To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow passage, or a gentle, persistent movement
introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"
introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table
{f} hint, allude to; subtly instill; gain favor through indirect means
insinuation
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
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That which is insinuated; a hint; a suggestion or intimation by distant allusion
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innuendo
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{v} to hint artfully, instil, wreath, steal
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past of insinuate
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Winding, creeping, or flowing in, quietly or stealthily; suggesting; winning favor and confidence insensibly
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{s} suggestive; gradually provoking doubt or change of viewpoint; ingratiating, unctuous; pleasing
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present participle of insinuate
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disapproval If you describe someone's words or voice as insinuating, you mean that they are saying in an indirect way that something bad is the case. Marcus kept making insinuating remarks
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The art or power of gaining good will by a prepossessing manner
insinuation
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
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The act or process of insinuating; a creeping, winding, or flowing in
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{i} hint, allusion; subtle instilling; practice of gaining favor through indirect means
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an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
insinuation
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
insinuation
the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments; "she refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor"
insinuation
That which is insinuated; a hint; a suggestion or intimation by distant allusion; as, slander may be conveyed by insinuations
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