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Definition of the adjective allusive
What does allusive mean as an attribute of a noun?
- characterized by indirect references
- example: allusive speech is characterized by allusions
- similar: indirect
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by Thomas Sheridan
ALLUSIVE, allusive. a. Hinting at something.
by [John] Entick
a hint, reference, comparison, respect Allusive, ...
One Main Object of which Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation, to which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar by Thomas Sheridan
ALLUSIVE, al-iu'-slv. a. Hinting at something. ALLUSIVELY, al-lu'- slv-ty. ad.
The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler
Procrustean regulations, draconic severity, or tantalizing opportunities, we are using allusive commonplaces. Some writers revel in such expressions, some eschew them of set purpose, some are ill provided with them from lack of reading or ...
Together with an Illustrated Supplement by Arthur Francis Pimbley
Allusive Arms — (Called also ranting or punning arms, and by the French Amies parlantes) ...
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That Conrad guy should just suck it up.
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Video shows what allusive means. Containing or making use of indirect references or hints.. Allusive Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.
Scrabble value of A1L1L1U1S1I1V4E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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