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1. allude

verb. ['əˈluːd'] make a more or less disguised reference to.

Synonyms

  • have-to doe with
  • pertain
  • concern
  • suggest
  • bear on
  • touch on
  • come to
  • denote
  • relate
  • hint
  • refer
  • touch

Antonyms

  • contraindicate
  • stifle
  • discontinue
  • worsen

Etymology

  • alluder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • alludere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Allude

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  • yongchaiyudh
  • construed
  • protrude
  • preclude
  • extrude
  • exclude
  • conclude
  • ballyhooed
  • unglued
  • subdued
  • shampooed
  • seclude
  • reviewed
  • obtrude
  • nonfood
  • maksoud
  • intrude
  • include
  • imbued
  • eschewed
  • debuted
  • tattooed
  • spewed
  • skewed
  • screwed
  • renewed
  • pursued
  • masoud
  • masood

Example sentences of the word allude


1. Verb, base form
You can allude to her accomplishments or simply thank her for being who she is.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Other duelists allude to him as being a very powerful duelist who hangs around the Aquarium.

Quotes containing the word allude


1. He thought that the rose was to be found in its own eternity and not in his words; and that we may mention or allude to a thing, but not express it.
- Jorge Luis Borges, Dreamtigers

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