Example sentences for: alluding

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

  • Alluding to a verbal dyad, Lamar Alexander called them "Weasel words, cleverly and deliberately put together to confuse people by meaning nothing."

  • She hardly needs to mention it--the media bring it up anyway--but she invokes it subtly, alluding (as she did on two Sunday talk shows) to "women who drive their daughters halfway across the state to shake my hand, a woman they dare to believe in."

  • 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.

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


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