allusive

[uh-loo-siv]
adjective
1.
having reference to something implied or inferred; containing, abounding in, or characterized by allusions.
2.
Obsolete. metaphorical; symbolic; figurative.

Origin:
1595–1605; allus(ion) + -ive

allusively, adverb
allusiveness, noun
unallusive, adjective
unallusively, adverb
unallusiveness, noun
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allusive (əˈluːsɪv)
 
adj
containing or full of allusions
 
al'lusively
 
adv
 
al'lusiveness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

allusive
c.1600, from L. allusus, pp. of alludere (see allude) + -ive.
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Example sentences
The work's allusive meanings come not from individual pictures, but from the
  carefully sequenced whole.
And his performance of two amusingly allusive overtures on a noisy little piano
  may be the best acting in the show.
The erudition is almost as extraordinary as the prose: dense, knowing, allusive.
Here is a work that must be seen precisely because it succeeds in looking
  allusive and not derivative.
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