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tending to bring a memory, mood, or image, for example, subtly or indirectly to mind

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characterized by indirect references

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Il est aussi un echo amoureux, present et brulant dans son œuvre extremement a la fois allusive et charnelle, a la fois crue meme avec ses odeurs, ses grains de peau, ses semences repandues : [beaucoup moins que]Tu me manques / Mon cœur est depeuple/ Pleurent les papillons insomniaques[beaucoup plus grand que].
And his poetry was equally hard work too - intellectually dense and allusive, the sort of stuff you would have to mug up on for years.
The show will include some twenty works (that together feature more than ISO sculptures) dating from 1986 until Munoz's death in 2001, alongside several events that will foreground the artist's more allusive, nonfigurative works in sound.
These are becoming more and more common than the allusive intelligent person sightings."
HUNTINGDON: 2.10 Allusive Power, 2.40 Lord Of The Dunes, 3.10 Shotavodka, 3.40 Spirit Of Shankly, 4.10 Painted Gold, 4.40 Qualviro, 5.10 Bajan Blu.
These might have been redeemed by some witty, allusive or even varied music but Nyman's musical palette was a drab one of few chords, plodding rhythms and little dynamic range.
She reportedly did not directly mention the king but allegedly made an allusive use of the words "yellow" and "blue", the traditional colours of the monarchy.
Readers of lay Wright's poetry know him as a relentlessly allusive and idiosyncratic mythmaker who is always playing more games than one.
Elle est parvenue a une synthese d'une maniere allusive en esquissant des sujets qu'elle construits rigoureusement.
This edition of the BTM will focus on the food industry, featuring a pavilion of high value added products produced in Costa Rica, along with the allusive atmosphere with an industrial focus as part of the innovation strategy proposed by the event for this year.
The 6f maiden (2.35) is not as simple, particularly with Allusive Power and Captain Cullen renewing course rivalry.
? FAIRYHOUSE: 2.05 Golan Guy, 2.35 Allusive Power, 3.05 Duff, 3.35 Dash Back, 4.05 Freedom, 4.35 Hassanali, 5.05 Reggae Rock.
The narrative style is at once concise yet richly allusive and the novel can be read on many levels: the compelling nature of its plot and central character make it accessible to readers who want a straightforward thriller, while it's linguistic and ideological complexity make it worthy of study as a GCSE set text.
While Gracq's allusive, layered prose (deftly translated by Christopher Moncrieff) has historically received the lion's share of praise, his handling of plot is equally dexterous.