Example sentences for: alluding

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

  • 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.

  • More likely, however, George is alluding to Falstaff's observation in Henry IV, Part I , that "the better part of valor is discretion" (Act V, Scene iv, line 120).

  • In the versions that abandoned the alliterative connection, it was possibly easier to give a satirical slant to the names, as with Mr. Sand the Grocer, probably alluding to the same suspicions of adulteration in the trade voiced in G.K. Chesterton's verses, The Song Against Grocers:

  • 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."

  • While Soutine--unlike Chagall, to whom he is sometimes compared--did not paint stereotypically Jewish subjects, he may have been alluding, with those dangling fowl, to a Yom Kippur rite in which a slaughtered chicken was whirled around a rabbi's head in a ritual of absolution.


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