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Quotes of suggestive

  1. You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires. – Claude M. Bristol
  2. We steer completely clear of anything suggestive – Bill Haley
  3. I don't believe in using too much graphic violence, although I've done it. It's better to be suggestive and to allow the viewer to fill in the blanks in their minds. – Tobe Hooper
  4. Television broadcasts have, in the main, been more suggestive less specific, more distant in their images than the print press: often you knew that lump was a dead body only because a chattering reporter told you it was. – Bruce Jackson
  5. An idea, to be suggestive must come to the individual with the force of revelation. – William James
  6. Well, if I am not vulgar, neither is my book. I wrote myself. Suggestiveness is always vulgar. But truth never. My book is not even remotely suggestive I call things by their names. That is all. – Mary MacLane
  7. It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization. – Agnes Repplier
  8. Conductors must give unmistakable and suggestive signals to the orchestra- not choreography to the audience. – George Szell

Usage examples for suggestive

  1. She did not praise him for it, true, but there was nothing in her manner suggestive of a hard word or a contemptuous kick. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. I know not where to look for a career more full of suggestive thought. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  3. It seems suggestive of some hidden joke between them. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  4. Moving water, it has been shown, is suggestive of life. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  5. It is weighty, striking, suggestive and up to date. – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  6. Her face brightened, but she raised her arms in a gesture suggestive of despair. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  7. Still it was suggestive of the worst possible fears. – The Book of Gud by Dan Spain Harold Hersey
  8. Mrs. Acton's tone was suggestive – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  9. " Think of the cost," Skinner went on, still using the suggestive form and leaving himself an avenue of escape, if necessary. – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  10. Thus understood, St. Paul's language becomes exceedingly suggestive of things that it is worth our while to forget, and the way in which we should forget them. – Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn by George Tybout Purves
  11. Could an eye have looked upon them as they lay, it would have beheld a picture sufficiently suggestive of danger. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  12. I cannot therefore even imagine a more beautifully appropriate or suggestive message than that by which the new King conveyed to the Lord Mayor of London, tidings of the great Queen's death:- " My beloved Mother passed peacefully away, at 6. 30, surrounded by her children and grandchildren." – With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back by Edward P. Lowry
  13. He was in a mood to recognize opportunities, and the unprotected condition of Algernon's desk was suggestive – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  14. The sheet of note- paper, lost by Anne, contained, it may be remembered, two letters- one signed by herself; the other signed by Geoffrey- and both suggestive to a stranger's eye, of relations between the writers which they were interested in concealing from the public view. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  15. The name over the door, and the aspect of the shop- window, were terribly suggestive and the fine profile of the Perpetual Curate was just visible within to the keen eyes of his aunt. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  16. A suggestive emblem is No. 1 of Cornelii Giselberti Plempii Amsterodarnum Monogrammon, bearing date 1616, the year of Shakespeare's death. – The Mystery of Francis Bacon by William T. Smedley
  17. He knew less of British naval affairs than I did, but quite enough about German to make him a keen listener and a very suggestive talker. – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
  18. Within the past century the study of light and other radiant forces has furnished us with a suggestive object- lesson. – Life Everlasting by John Fiske
  19. Then he stopped, and with a violent effort he resumed a cold, rigid calmness, which was, perhaps, more suggestive of danger than his hot- headed outburst. – The Adventure of the Devil's Foot by Arthur Conan Doyle
  20. They looked at one another in a way that was little suggestive of understanding. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins