Example sentences for: alludes

How can you use “alludes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When Williams addresses the child as his noble patron ("my Lord") and alludes to the old myth of the tortoise that supports the universe, he slyly introduces the underlying weight of civilization and history into the interchange between him and the child.

  • But I do not feel comfortable with a punch line that alludes to the plunger.

  • These critics argue for the term "Latino ," because it denotes self-definition, allows for more subcategorization by nationality, and alludes to distant cultural origins rather than a painful colonial past.

  • The eerie assurance with which the authors insist that the Rules always work and that any deviation brings disaster is strangely nervous-making, like one of those chain letters that alludes darkly to people who dropped dead after failing to pass it on.

  • Roudinesco alludes to many mistresses, though always discreetly, in the abstract.


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