insinuate

Part of speech: verb

To suggest indirectly; intimate.

Part of speech: verb

To worm ( oneself) in.

Part of speech: verb

To hint.

Part of speech: verb

To work oneself into favor, etc.

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Usage examples "insinuate":

  1. " D- do you d- dare to in- insinuate, Major Brennan" he began, " that I have-" he paused, his mouth wide open, staring toward the shed. - "My Lady of the North", Randall Parrish.
  2. Who has dared to insinuate that? - "The Mynns' Mystery", George Manville Fenn.
  3. The best plan would be to find some man devoted to our interests who would watch him, and insinuate himself into his confidence. - "Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2)", Emile Gaboriau.