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Adjective
Provoking doubt
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Attempting to gain favor
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Likely or intended to win one's affection
“The fortune hunter's insinuating attentions were having their intended effect on the naive heiress.”
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Attractive or appealing in a fresh, innocent way
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Derogatory or mocking in an indirect way
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Cutting or incisive
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Present participle for to convey an idea indirectly
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“The article would insinuate that the company's chief executive was enriching himself at the expense of shareholders.”
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Present participle for to maneuver oneself into (a favorable position) by subtle manipulation
“A wild ruffian named Kikuchiyo would insinuate himself into the ranks of the warrior class.”
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Present participle for to put among or between others
“Tim chose to insinuate his personal problems into the official function, drawing criticism from the crowd.”
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Present participle for to physically move (oneself or a thing) slowly and smoothly into a particular place
“He began to insinuate his arm around her waist, but she was having none of it and walked away.”
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Present participle for to state under oath, to plead
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Present participle for to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way
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Present participle for to gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude) in a person's mind
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Present participle for to attribute or ascribe (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source
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Present participle for act as substitute
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Present participle for to make (something) more precious or valuable
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Present participle for insult
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Present participle for to spread a rumor or rumors
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Present participle for incite someone to do something, especially something bad
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Present participle for to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion
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Present participle for tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others
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Present participle for to have no trust or confidence in
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Present participle for to come in or join in without being invited
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Present participle for move slowly and carefully in order to avoid being heard or noticed
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Present participle for to move somewhere quietly or surreptitiously
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Present participle for to intend to do something
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Present participle for to show signs of a favorable or successful outcome
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