Usage examples for insinuation

  1. Ryder ignored the insinuation and proceeded: " What of our boasted free institutions if a man is to be restricted in what he may and may not do? – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  2. I make no account of the insinuation that he gave up music because it hindered his success in cherry- stealing. – Birds in the Bush by Bradford Torrey
  3. He flushed with angry shame, reading an insinuation into my careless remark, when I had not the remotest intention of reminding him that his customary object in coming down town was to play the parasite and the sponge at my expense. – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  4. That was an unjust insinuation and I know it. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  5. He repelled the insinuation – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. With regard to the insinuation which you coupled with your falsehood, he continued, both are equally and absolutely false. – Berenice by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. " Gentlemen and friends," said Heman, " my name has been brought into this controversy, by Mr. Simpson directly, and in insinuation by- er- another. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  8. Sheard stared for a moment, then, as the insinuation came home to his mind: " How dare you!" – The Sins of Séverac Bablon by Sax Rohmer
  9. Elizabeth stood an instant, with hands depending as aforesaid, and then with a little inclination of her person, somewhat stately and more graceful, gave Rose to understand, that she had no contradiction to make to this insinuation – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  10. You are right, Chief: I am getting old- but not so old as to venture upon so shocking an insinuation against a man of Mr. Roberts' repute and seeming honor, if I had not some very substantial proofs to offer in its support. – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  11. With the verdict came the insinuation that no one else had reached the Pole before Peary; that my claim of priority was dishonest. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  12. " I catch your insinuation but"- he received a warning glance from Peabody and broke into a pleasant smile calculated to deceive the old planter-" this once I will overlook it because of our old friendship and the old days in Mississippi." – A Gentleman from Mississippi by Thomas A. Wise
  13. But one night she found Leicester with his head down on his books and- no, it couldn't be tears in his eyes, because Leicester laughed scornfully at the insinuation – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  14. Every girl that is worth while is affronted by the insinuation – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  15. Doubtless she saw, and prepared for it, that after a certain point should be reached the very similarity of their designs must cause a rupture between her and Caley; neither could expect the other to endure such a rival near her hidden throne of influence; for the aim of both was power in a great family, with consequent money, and consideration, and midnight councils, and the wielding of all the weapons of hint and threat and insinuation – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  16. And their inviduous insinuation that all who differ from their opinion, do likewise depart from the fear of the Lord, is but a further evidence of their abuse of scripture, while it is at the same time utterly false. – Act, Declaration, & Testimony for the Whole of our Covenanted Reformation, as Attained to, and Established in Britain and Ireland; Particularly Betwixt the Years 1638 and 1649, Inclusive by The Reformed Presbytery
  17. But that any one who knows me personally should listen one moment to such an insinuation is what I did not expect. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. The girl had no thought of writing a love- letter, and she resented the insinuation – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  19. This comes about through their own qualities, and is not affected by insinuation or by downright petting, such as we find in Dickens nearly always and in Thackeray too often. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  20. He turned to Watkins, speaking with broad insinuation Of course you are putting a charge against Greasy, Watkins?" – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer