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allusion  allude  allusions  allusive  Allusively
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Allusion is a figure of speech, in which an object or circumstance from an unrelated context is referred to covertly or indirectly. Wikipedia
Passing reference or indirect mention. OmegaWiki
An indirect reference; a hint; a reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned. Wiktionary
Indirect reference, hint. Wiktionary (translation)
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