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insinuating

[in-sin-yoo-ey-ting] /ɪnˈsɪn yuˌeɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
tending to instill doubts, distrust, etc.; suggestive:
an insinuating letter.
2.
gaining favor or winning confidence by artful means:
an insinuating manner.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; insinuate + -ing2
Related forms
insinuatingly, adverb
half-insinuating, adjective
half-insinuatingly, adverb
preinsinuatingly, adverb
uninsinuating, adjective
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