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Definition of insinuate:

  1. To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices.
  2. To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; - often used derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything?
  3. To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning.
  4. To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill.
  5. To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow passage, or a gentle, persistent movement.
  6. To push or work ( one's self), as into favor; to introduce by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; - used reflexively.


adumbrate, maneuver, wind, edge, worm, adumbrate, point, infuse, foist, advert, work, propose, instill, intimate, mention, push, signify, enter, horn in, sketch, dash, show, outline, indicate, work in.

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