Example sentences for: alluding

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

  • hobby horse A hobby, a chosen occupation, alluding to the riding of a toy horse.

  • No, the bond here is Banquo's lease on life and his fatherhood, with great alluding to the supernatural powers of the witches, especially the Third Witch.

  • Few people today know what he meant by the lovely word sublunary . Literally, it means "beneath the moon," and Johnson was alluding to an ancient, widespread belief that there was an unbreachable division between the cosmos, thought to be pristine, lawful, and unchanging, and our grubby, chaotic Earth below.

  • Both games have been referred to as paddleball , although the ambiguity of whether one is alluding to the one-wall version or the four-wall version must always be resolved.

  • He was alluding to a rarely spoken but widely known truth: There are two cultural styles of basketball, which we can conveniently label with the familiar code words "inner city" and "suburban."

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