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 for Allude
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Allude \Al*lude"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Alluded; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Alluding.] [L. alludere to play with, to allude; ad +
     ludere to play.]
     To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to have
     reference to a subject not specifically and plainly
     mentioned; -- followed by to; as, the story alludes to a
     recent transaction.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           These speeches . . . do seem to allude unto such
           ministerial garments as were then in use. --Hooker.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: To refer; point; indicate; hint; suggest; intimate;
          signify; insinuate; advert. See Refer.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Allude \Al*lude"\, v. t.
     To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable.
     [Obs.] --Wither.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  allude
      v 1: make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to
           the problem but did not mention it" [syn: allude,
           touch, advert]

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