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suggestive

adjective uk   /səˈdʒes.tɪv/ us  

suggestive adjective (SEXUAL)

often used to describe something that makes people think about sex: Some of his lyrics are rather suggestive.

suggestive adjective (GIVE IDEA)

formal If something is suggestive of something else, it makes you think about it: The amplified sounds are suggestive of dolphins chatting to each other under the sea.
suggestively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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