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Suggest, 1) to insinuate, to intimate, to infuse: (jealousy) “gives false alarms, --eth mutiny,” Ven. 651. “what spirit, what devil, --s this imagination?” Wiv. III, 3, 230. “if secret powers s. but truth to my divining thoughts,” H6C IV, 6, 69. “this, as you say, --ed at some time when his soaring insolence shall touch the people,” Cor. II, 1, 269.
2) to prompt or inform underhand, to whisper: “two loves I have of comfort and despair, which like two spirits do s. me still,” Sonn. 144, 2. “he did s. his soon-believing adversaries,” R2 I, 1, 101. “we must s. the people in what hatred he still hath held them,” Cor. II, 1, 261.
3) to tempt, to seduce: “his boast of Lucrece' sovereignty --ed this proud issue of a king,” Lucr. 37. “tender youth is soon --ed,” Gent. III, 1, 34. “those heavenly eyes, that look into these faults, --ed us to make,” LLL V, 2, 780. “to s. thee from thy master,” All's IV, 5, 47. “what Eve, what serpent, hath --ed thee to make a second fall of cursed man?” R2 III, 4, 75. “all other devils that s. by treasons,” H5 II, 2, 114. “--s the king to this last costly treaty,” H8 I, 1, 164. they (devils) “do s. at first with heavenly shows,” Oth. II, 3, 358.
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