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innuendo

noun [C/U]  /ˌɪn·juˈen·doʊ/ (plural innuendos or innuendoes) us  
a remark that suggests something but does not refer to it directly, or this type of remark in general: [U] The election campaign was marred by rumor and innuendo.
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