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Noun
A slight or indirect indication or suggestion
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“There was a hint from Burns that there can be too much information.”
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A small piece of practical information or advice
“The book is clearly laid out and simple to read whilst the website offers some helpful hints and advice.”
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A very small trace of something
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“But he took his hand away, and she thought she saw his eyes shadow a bit with a hint of wistfulness.”
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An underlying quality or feeling
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“There is, perhaps, just a hint of tension in the air, an uneasy truce at the end of all their squabbling.”
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The action of mentioning or alluding to something
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A feeling or suspicion
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The action of saying something to persuade, encourage, or remind someone to do or say something
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Information or familiarity about a subject
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Something which portends or is perceived to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future
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An imperfection, fault or bad name associated with someone
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A rumor or piece of gossip
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An assertion, especially an accusation, not necessarily based on facts
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A taste beforehand
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A shade or variety of a colour
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The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction
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Suggestive question
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Something that is part of a whole
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A sign or indication of a quality or characteristic
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A feeling or guess based on intuition rather than fact
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Implied or explicit significance
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Suggest or indicate something indirectly or covertly
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“With Pure Rock, Goon appears to hint at various possible directions to follow with future records.”
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To spread a rumor or rumors
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To state under oath, to plead
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To serve as a warning or omen
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Attempt to get
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Tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others
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Introduce the subject of
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Incite someone to do something, especially something bad
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To inform someone in advance of a possible danger or problem
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To precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
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