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Daemon
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intimate

(verb) To indicate or make known indirectly.

Synonyms: hint, imply, suggest

Usage: The young gentleman smiled, as if to intimate that the latter fragments of discourse were playfully ironical.
AnjanaDutt
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I hardly use this word. Is this word archaic?
thar
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No, definitely not archaic. Just quite literary or formal in tone. In common speech you are more likely to choose a shorter word.
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In British English this verb is pronounced differently than the adjective with the same spelling.

(in·ti·mate 1 (nt-mt)
adj.
1. Marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity.
2. Relating to or indicative of one's deepest nature: intimate prayers.
3. Essential; innermost: the intimate structure of matter.
4. Marked by informality and privacy: an intimate nightclub.
5. Very personal; private: an intimate letter.
6. Of or involved in a sexual relationship.)

Unfortunately the spoken version of this on the website does not demonstrate the difference in pronunciation.
excaelis
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One could intimate that one has imitated intimacy, but I wouldn't advise it
Vit Babenco
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"So intimate, this Chopin, that I think his soul
Should be resurrected only among friends
Some two or three, who will not touch the bloom
That is rubbed and questioned in the concert room."
Portrait of a Lady - T.S. Eliot
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Meanwhile, without, the surly cannon waited,
The sun rose bright o'erhead;
Nothing in Nature's aspect intimated
That a great man was dead.


"The Warden Of The Cinque Ports. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
striker
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intimate with my female best friend is great
Barnacle Barney Bill
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i'm here! she can’t see
walks in beauty like the night
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