inserting (part of speech: verb)
hinting (part of speech: verb)
The Vicar took Wanless's words as insinuating
that he wanted to drink, which was far enough from what Thomas intended.
- "The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant", Alexander Johnstone Wilson.
On the contrary, a gentleness of manners, a graceful carriage, and an insinuating
address, must take their place.
- "Letters to His Son, 1749", The Earl of Chesterfield.
De Milt could not hear what Thwing was saying, so careful was that experienced voice to reach only the ears for whom its insinuating
subtleties were intended.
- "The Plum Tree", David Graham Phillips.