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A reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned
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“Yet isn't this what is implied in the allusion which does not advert to the activities of the army?”
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Possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
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A group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker
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Rumour, gossip, or speculation
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A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language
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A characteristic that is suggestive of something else
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Passing mention
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A frequently repeated quotation or stock phrase
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