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Synonyms for allusion
əˈlu ʒən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allusion(noun)

    passing reference or indirect mention

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. allusion

    Synonyms:
    reference, insinuation

    Antonyms:
    specification, demonstration, mention

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. allusion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reference, hint, intimation, indirect mention

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    insinuation, hint, reference

How to pronounce allusion?

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How to use allusion in a sentence?

  1. Cal Jillson:

    With politicians, we take what they say as raw speculation, but for someone like John Brennan, who has known the country’s deepest secrets for decades, the public takes it as an allusion made with the knowledge of the nation’s secrets, which he has a responsibility not to reveal.

  2. Clifton Paul Fadiman:

    I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.


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