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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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Besides, I am proud to acknowledge that the books are partly yours, for your suggestions often guide me in telling the stories, and I am sure they would not be half so good without your clever and thoughtful assistance.
I seemed able to capture new reactions, new suggestions, and even new rhythms for my paragraphs.
To save his face he began making suggestions for altering it, but Mrs.
Finding the ape-man made no attempt to harm him, the native at last recovered his grasp upon his courage, and, at Tarzan's suggestion, accompanied the white devil back to the village, calling as he went for his fellows to return also, as "the white devil has promised to do you no harm if you come back right away and answer his questions."
The chemical changes take place through both direct and indirect suggestion, and we live and thrive."
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.
"True," replied the monarch, as if much relieved by the suggestion; "but, on the honor of a knight, I could have sworn that it was the gritting of this vagabond's teeth."
"I will make a suggestion, then," he remarked as they took their places.
Francine was the first to offer a suggestion. She shook and shivered in her bed, and said, "For heaven's sake, light the candle again!
Under Thought is included every effect which has to be produced by speech, the subdivisions being,-- proof and refutation; the excitation of the feelings, such as pity, fear, anger, and the like; the suggestion of importance or its opposite.
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.