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insinuate

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪt/ us  
to suggest, without being direct, that something unpleasant is true: [+ (that)] Are you insinuating (that) I'm losing my nerve? What are you insinuating, Daniel?
insinuation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˌsɪn.juˈeɪ.ʃən/ us  
[+ that] We resent these insinuations that we are not capable of leading the company forward.
Translations of “insinuate”
in Spanish inasinuar, insinuar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 含沙射影地說…
in Russian намекать, сеять сомнения…
in Turkish ima etmek, üstü kapalı anlatmak, sezdirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含沙射影地说…
in Polish insynuować…
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