Example sentences for: intimations

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

  • Is it my imagination or do I detect intimations that black is on its way out?

  • The ambience isn't as clammy as Fincher's in Seven , but it's dank enough, with eerie intimations of a demon lying in wait.

  • The story seems self-conscious, heavy-handed in its intimations of meaning via symbols, preoccupied not with its characters but with its intention of being larger than itself.

  • Reviewers say that sections are on par with Invisible Man --especially the set pieces, dialogue, and riffs--but the novel as a whole doesn't match up: It "provides the reader with intimations of the grand vision animating Ellison's 40-year project, but it also feels disappointingly provisional and incomplete" (Kakutani, the New York Times ). ( Slate 's Jacob Weisberg found the novel more satisfying than most critics.

  • With its intimations of the system's decadence and inevitable disappearance, the label sounded both descriptive--these were the days of stagflation, skyrocketing interest rates, and high unemployment--and inspiring.


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