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Synonyms for hint

Synonyms for hint

a subtle quality underlying or felt to underlie a situation, action, or person

a subtle pointing out

to convey an idea by indirect, subtle means

to try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning

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an indirect suggestion

a slight indication

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an indication of potential opportunity

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This wine has a deep ruby-black colour with violet hints.
In this study, we used a quasi-experimental design to examine the impacts of cognitive styles on the use of hints in an online test.
Heloise -- who also writes a monthly column (and does podcasts) for Good Housekeeping magazine -- offers her own hints as well as reader tips in the seven-day-a-week newspaper column.
Stored for at least two years in small French and American oak barrels (a few of them charred barrels for a hint of smoke) before being blended together, Cuervo's Reserva de la Familia ($100) flaunts a deep amber hue, with a floral aroma of sweetness mixed with hints of citrus.
49 A smooth wine with a hint of curranty flavours went down well with cheese & biscuits -- but pleasant enough on it's own.
The five-song EP starts with a near flawless power pop song, "Once a Week" and ends with a Jonathan Richman song, "She's Cracked," The two female vocalists harmonize perfectly and the music contains hints of The Pixies, The Breeders, and The Slingbacks.
If Portia hints and cheats, she is subverting the conditions of her father's will; the notion that he wished for her to do so contradicts the facts of the play.
Here are the best hints for avoiding the mean guilts and keeping co-worker envy and resentment at a manageable level.
Need a hint: Gives hints about what may be wrong with the page without completely mining the challenge
For example, hints about the location of a file's blocks in the cooperative cache are forwarded to a client when it opens the file.
Jamy Meek, the mixed-up hero with dark hints of pathos in his comedy, was ever the excellent dancer, as was Kendra Moore, the beautiful, rejected object of his affection.
The recent series of hikes and hints of hikes - is meant to rein in the prolonged housing boom and help keep the nation's already red hot economy from overheating.
Taglined "The Family Guide to Household Hints and Money-Saving Ideas," Creative Homemaking offers "from our home to yours" recipes, household hints, gardening tips, cookbook reviews, submissions from readers, holiday gift ideas, a Kids Corner, Dave's Car Care Corner, and classifieds (which in issue reviewed advertised seven newsletters with editorial missions similar to Creative Homemaking).
Participants thought hints were polite yet nonexplicit, inefficient, weak, and indirect.