1. allusive

adjective. ['əˈluːsɪv'] characterized by indirect references.


  • indirectness

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Words that Rhyme with Allusive

  • nonexclusive
  • inconclusive
  • unobtrusive
  • exclusive
  • conclusive
  • reclusive
  • obtrusive
  • intrusive
  • inclusive
  • conducive
  • collusive
  • abusive
  • illusive
  • elusive

Example sentences of the word allusive

1. Adjective
Eliot writes in an academic and heavily allusive style, using obscure references.

Quotes containing the word allusive

1. A young writer is easily tempted by the allusive and ethereal and ironic and reflective, but the declarative is at the bottom of most good writing.
- Garrison Keillor