ALLUDE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALLUDE
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allude
 v.  refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
Classic Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
1  I trembled excessively; I could not endure to think of, and far less to allude to, the occurrences of the preceding night.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  But until then, I conjure you, do not mention or allude to it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
3  'I don't allude to the matter in that light,' said Mr. Spenlow.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
4  And he shut up any of his thoughtless comrades who attempted to allude to his connection.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 18
5  She could not understand how lofty and beyond her it all was, and she ought not to have dared to allude to it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 14
6  No such time as you allude to will ever come.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
7  You allude to my attempt to recover the Irene Adler papers, to the singular case of Miss Mary Sutherland, and to the adventure of the man with the twisted lip.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
8  I would rather never allude to the past, for it is very painful to me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
9  Excuse me if I allude to that which is painful to you, but I have no alternative.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
10  It is years since the incidents of which I speak took place, and yet it is with diffidence that I allude to them.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
11  I do not allude to you, my boy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.
12  Long since you ought to have crushed it: now you should blush to allude to it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
13  They know not the thing you distantly allude to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 98. Stowing Down and Clearing Up.
14  You can't allude to the "point of honour" in ordinary language.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
15  "Morrel alludes," continued Chateau-Renaud, "is an admirable one, which he will tell you some day when you are better acquainted with him; to-day let us fill our stomachs, and not our memories."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
Example Sentence:
1  Try not to mention divorce in Jack's presence because he will think you allude to his marital problems with Jill.
2  He hated his mother's way of alluding to Jean but never actually saying her name.
3  It was clear she was alluding to Jane.