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  • v. Present participle of hint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as henting.


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  • He called his book Born of the Desert—the title hinting at the great things he had hoped to bring forth from the arid California valley stretching west from the Colorado River nearly to the Pacific shore.


  • One wonders how much contextual hinting is required.

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  • Jimmy Carter is absolutely correct, in hinting that there she will not be on Barack's ticket.

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  • He'll say he didn't, I'm sure, but it came down to a number of phone calls hinting all over the place that people in CD2, myself included, should pick up signature sheets from him and get signatures for him.

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  • His eyes were suspicious, his manner polite but cold, his expression hinting that he knew more about her than she knew herself.


  • The taller of the two was named Carrol Key, a name hinting that in his veins, however thinly diluted by generations of degeneration, ran blood of some potentiality.

    Tales of the Jazz Age

  • Dalump shifted his gaze back and forth between Kalas and the upstart powrie, his expression hinting that he wanted to choke them both - wanted to choke anybody or anything - just to relieve the mounting frustration accompanying this wretched situation.


  • Kelsey looked back at Gary and Mickey, his expression hinting at explosive anger.

    The Woods Out Back

  • Mysteriously, even some parts of the Maté framework don't show up in code hinting in the


  • Court hears phone call hinting at 'major changes' for Bandidos day before killings



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