Example sentences for: alludes

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

  • The most authoritative of the letters I received countering my explanation of “cold turkey” came from an M.D. who said that “the expression alludes to the `gooseflesh' or `duck bumps' that appear on the skin of persons withdrawing from addiction to opiates.

  • 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.

  • But Stross fails to see the larger context for Microsoft's dominance, and we know that from the get-go, when he begins his book with a pretentious foreword that postulates the similarities between Henry Ford and Bill Gates, a comparison to which he alludes repeatedly over the next 239 pages.

  • Neither Shakespeare (who alludes to the incident only in passing) nor history offers any justification for this gross violation of the laws of war: "Was there, as it was later claimed, some sudden movement on the part of French cavalry which lead Henry to fear an attack from the rear?

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


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