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Intimating Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Intimate \In"ti*mate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intimated; p. pr. & vb. n. Intimating.] [L. intimatus, p. p. of intimare to put, bring, drive, or press into, to announce, make known, from intimus the inmost. See Intimate, a.]
  1. To announce; to declare; to publish; to communicate; to make known. [Obs.] He, incontinent, did proclaim and intimate open war. --E. Hall. So both conspiring 'gan to intimate Each other's grief. --Spenser.
  2. To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to remotely; to give slight notice of; to hint; as, he intimated his intention of resigning his office. The names of simple ideas and substances, with the abstract ideas in the mind, intimate some real existence, from which was derived their original pattern. --Locke.
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    • Tackling the Tricky Triangle
      Approaching the Tricky Triangle has never felt so intimating....until now! The crew at Pocono Raceway is suited Jasmine up for the Stockcar racing experience where i had the chance to ride shotgun in a real race car. Read more on this news related to 'Intimating'
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      New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut, who was away from the limelight to pursue her filmmaking course in New York, is back with a bang. As she walked the ramp for designer Anju Modi at the ongoing Couture Week, she tripped but took it sportingly. "I am just back from New York. This is my first public outing after coming back from New York. Read more on this news related to 'Intimating'
    • We’re coming for cash, robbers tell Ogun residents
      Residents of Elerinko Estate in Ijoko-Ota in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State say they have been living in fear since suspected robbers wrote the community last Saturday, intimating them of an impending attack. Our correspondent gathered that the suspected robbers pasted letters of their impending on buildings, electric poles and other points... Read more on this news related to 'Intimating'

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