Usage examples for suggestive

  1. " 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. They looked at one another in a way that was little suggestive of understanding. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. It seems suggestive of some hidden joke between them. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Still it was suggestive of the worst possible fears. – The Book of Gud by Dan Spain Harold Hersey
  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. 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
  14. Moving water, it has been shown, is suggestive of life. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  15. 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
  16. Her face brightened, but she raised her arms in a gesture suggestive of despair. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  17. It is weighty, striking, suggestive, and up to date. – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  18. 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
  19. I know not where to look for a career more full of suggestive thought. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott