suggestion


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Synonyms for suggestion

Synonyms for suggestion

something that is put forward for consideration

something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing

a subtle pointing out

Synonyms for suggestion

a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

a just detectable amount

persuasion formulated as a suggestion

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the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association

the act of inducing hypnosis

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It is the first short story I ever wrote and marks, in a manner of speaking, the end of my first phase, the Malayan phase with its special subject and its verbal suggestions.
The chemical changes take place through both direct and indirect suggestion, and we live and thrive.
To save his face he began making suggestions for altering it, but Mrs.
This excellent suggestion had one drawback: it could only be carried out by spending money--and there was no money to spend.
D'Arnot's ship had been cruising along the coast, on patrol duty, when at the lieutenant's suggestion they had anchored off the little landlocked harbor to have another look at the cabin and the jungle in which many of the officers and men had taken part in exciting adventures two years before.
Head, trunk and limbs were there; even the fingers and toes were distinctly defined; and many professed to see in the distribution and arrangement of the fibers in the globular mass representing the head a grotesque suggestion of a face.
At his suggestion it was that, on this occasion, the chandelier was removed.
The toothless old hag grinned her appreciation of this suggestion, and as the plan still better suited the chief's scheme, in that it would permit him to surround Tarzan with a gang of picked assassins, he readily assented, so that presently Tarzan had been installed in a hut close to the village gate.
My little suggestion," Thomson reminded her, "remains unanswered.
She discovered an ingenious method of putting Cecilia's suggestion to the test.
Year after year, I delayed the republication, proposing, at the suggestion of my old friend, Mr.
Finally, at the suggestion of the International League of Cannon Founders, which had important branches in both countries, they decided to refer their claims to the Bumbo of Jiam, and abide by his judgment.
This bold experiment upon the discernment of his countrymen has been hazarded by a writer who (whatever may be his real merit) has had no inconsiderable share in the applauses of his party[1]; and who, upon this false and unfounded suggestion, has built a series of observations equally false and unfounded.
All this is E PROPOS of a suggestion on my part that the well-hole was a way by which the White Worm (whatever it was) went and came.
At another time Christie would have questioned the convincing quality of this proof, but she was too much shocked at her father's first suggestion, to think of anything else.