Of all the regions of Spain it is the last that would suggest the idea of romance.
An emblem has some natural fitness to suggest that for which it stands; a symbol has been chosen or agreed upon to suggest something else, with or without natural fitness; a sign does actually suggest the thing with or without reason, and with or without intention or choice.
Need suggests the possibility of supplying the deficiency which want expresses; to speak of a person's want of decision merely points out a weakness in his character; to say that he has need of decision implies that he can exercise or attain it.
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Her triumph in this connexion with my work, and her delight when I wanted a new pen—which I very often feigned to do—suggested to me a new way of pleasing my child-wife.
The amercement, besides, of the person complained of, might frequently suggest a very strong reason for finding him in the wrong, even when he had not really been so.
Disinterested suggests rather the thought of one's own self-denial; generous, of one's hearty interest in another's welfare or happiness.
Supposing, then, that in the picture of the philosophers of the future, some trait suggests the question whether they must not perhaps be skeptics in the last-mentioned sense, something in them would only be designated thereby--and not they themselves.
I then suggested a method of doing the business without the governor, by orders on the trustees of the Loan office, which, by law, the Assembly had the right of drawing.
This burial custom, which is found among primitive peoples in other parts of the world, suggests the conclusion that the Peking Man already had religious notions.
In addition to this, the contemplation of the saint suggested to them a suspicion: such an enormity of self-negation and anti-naturalness will not have been coveted for nothing--they have said, inquiringly.
She only wished that it were less openly shewn; and once or twice did venture to suggest the propriety of some self-command to Marianne.
Approached in this way, Burton would unquestionably have directed the new works manager to make a complete study of the routing system and to suggest any possible improvements.
Literature offers us a picture of life to which there is a key, and by some analogy it suggests explanations of real life.
Here was no evidence of any of their recent troubles, no acquaintances who could suggest by their mere presence the troubles of the past.
Does purpose suggest more power to execute than design?
But I doubt if they had more meaning in them than an election cry, and I cannot suggest a darker picture of her state of mind.
This reflection suggested some meaning—some relevancy—in the death’s-head.
Her imagination began to suggest all manner of gruesome possibilities to her.
But before he left, he suggested a man who could handle the situation far better than he himself.
They suggest their great influence, are eager to grant their patronage and protection, suggest their great intimacy with persons of high position, exaggerate when they speak of their property, their achievements, and their work, and broadly deny all events in which they are set at a disadvantage.
One may indicate his wishes, intimate his plans, imply his opinion, signify his will, suggest a course of action.
Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune.
Might I suggest an alternative?
The church-bells were going for a week-day service; they suggested a word of affectionate remonstrance on my part. “
It is the wisdom of animals that has suggested the view.
This has suggested the use of hypnotism in surgery in the place of chloroform, ether, etc.
Moreover, Bobby's description of the stranger who had entered the cafe with her merely suggested a type familiar to the Tenderloin.
In speaking or writing the general subject or theme may be termed the topic, tho it is more usual to apply the latter term to the subordinate divisions, points, or heads of discourse; as, to enlarge on this topic would carry me too far from my subject; a pleasant drive will suggest many topics for conversation.
And in any case, however great may be the number of different explanations, no one has adopted or suggested the theory of a Fourth Dimension.
Citherus” has been retained in the text; it may have been employed as an appellative of Apollo, derived from “cithara,” the instrument on which he played; and it is not easy to suggest a better substitute for it than “Clonas” -- an early Greek poet and musician who flourished six hundred years before Christ.
The wooden peg, fitted snugly to where the Gull’s right leg ended just above the knee, suggested other stories the old Gull could tell.
Desire infallibly suggests speech or action.
This book analyzes clearly the Vocational Problem, and suggests a practical and effective solution.
But it was Lavender who suggested the "signal."
This observation suggested to him an interesting series of experiments.
"Winsome Wooer," suggested Seddon.
The Goat, mindful only of his thirst, thoughtlessly jumped down, but just as he drank, the Fox informed him of the difficulty they were both in and suggested a scheme for their common escape. “
The British Geological Survey announced a 200-mile oil exploration zone around the islands in 1993, and early seismic surveys suggest substantial reserves capable of producing 500,000 barrels per day; to date, no exploitable site has been identified.
Affliction, chastening, trial, and tribulation have all an especially religious bearing, suggesting some disciplinary purpose of God with beneficent design.
A noise usually suggests a problem—ahigh-pitched whine can be a warning that the computer’s monitor is faulty; aloud hum can signal a difficulty with the hard disk.
The proximity to nearby oil- and gas-producing sedimentary basins suggests the potential for oil and gas deposits, but the region is largely unexplored.
Advance admits the possibility of retreat; progress (L. progredi, to walk forward) is steady and constant forward movement, admitting of pause, but not of retreat; advance suggests more clearly a point to be reached, while progress lays the emphasis upon the forward movement; we may speak of slow or rapid progress, but more naturally of swift advance.
This original group then suggests additional names until they have all agreed upon a list sufficient in size to form a nucleus.
Objects whose motion approximates or suggests a rotary motion along a supporting surface are also said to roll; as, ocean waves roll in upon the shore, or the ship rolls in the trough of the sea.
Possessioners: The regular religious orders, who had lands and fixed revenues; while the friars, by their vows, had to depend on voluntary contributions, though their need suggested many modes of evading the prescription.
Her figure suggested the lines of the Venus of Milo,though already in somewhat exaggerated proportions.
The idea of the twin gates, leading to the Paradise and the Hell of lovers, may have been taken from the description of the gates of dreams in the Odyssey and the Aeneid; but the iteration of “Through me men go” far more directly suggests the legend on Dante’s gate of Hell:—Per me si va nella citta dolente,Per me si va nell’ eterno dolore;Per me si va tra la perduta gente.
Bundles do not suggest a lady in the first place, and as for gentlemen and bundles!--they don't go together at all.
What kind of possibility does anxiety always suggest?