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allusively (adverb), more allusively, most allusively
Referring to hinting something indirectly rather than speaking directly: Elinda spoke allusively to her husband in hopes he'd understand that she wanted to leave the party.

The politician's allusively subtle comments were perceived as jokes instead of something that should be taken seriously.

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