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hint (hɪnt)
1.  a suggestion or implication given in an indirect or subtle manner: he dropped a hint
2.  a helpful piece of advice or practical suggestion
3.  a small amount; trace
vb (when intr, often foll by at; when tr, takes a clause as object)
4.  to suggest or imply indirectly
[C17: of uncertain origin]

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