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Synonyms for allude

make a more or less disguised reference to

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Numerous species inhabit both salt and fresh water; but those to which I allude were found, even in the drier parts of the forest, beneath logs of rotten wood, on which I believe they feed.
I allude only to the butterflies; for the moths, contrary to what might have been expected from the rankness of the vegetation, certainly appeared in much fewer numbers than in our own temperate regions.
But there remains to be mentioned a positive advantage which will result from this disposition, and which could not as well have been obtained from any other: I allude to the circumstance of uniformity in the time of elections for the federal House of Representatives.
And speaking of the differences between the life on Mars and terrestrial life, I may allude here to the curious suggestions of the red weed.
It was when within a short distance of the dwelling of Charlotte that the gentleman ventured to allude to the event that had made them acquainted.
He was one of that class of rovers you sometimes meet at sea, who never reveal their origin, never allude to home, and go rambling over the world as if pursued by some mysterious fate they cannot possibly elude.
The death of my Parents a few weeks after my Departure, is the circumstance I allude to.
Then, my dear Miss Summerson," said he with the frankest gaiety, "don't allude to it.
The society is - er - not congenial - I allude of course to our hosts - and the attentions of these unwashed, and I am afraid I must say unclothed, ladies of dusky complexion is to say the least of it embarrassing.
I would not even look at the report to which you allude if it was placed in my hands--I have heard more than enough already of that hideous life in the palace at Venice.
I noticed those signs of mental decay to which you so feelingly allude at the last interview I had with her in Mablethorpe House.
The official organs of the world allude to it, if at all, as an unimportant gathering called together to discuss certain frontier questions with which England had nothing to do.
And he shut up any of his thoughtless comrades who attempted to allude to his connection.
I trembled excessively; I could not endure to think of, and far less to allude to, the occurrences of the preceding night.
The fact to which I allude is-- the marriage of Miss Rachel and Mr.