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insĭnŭātĭo , ōnis, f. insinuo, entrance through a narrow or crooked way.
I. Lit.: “Ponti,Avien. Perieg. 397.—
II. Trop.
A. An insinuating or ingratiating one's self into the favor of others: “exordium in duas partes dividitur, in principium et insinuationem.... Insinuatio est oratio, quadam dissimulatione et circuitione obscure subiens auditoris animum,Cic. Inv. 1, 15, 20.—
B. A notification, publication, Cod. Just. 8, 54, 32.
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    • Cicero, De Inventione, 1.15
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