Noun(1) passing reference or indirect mention
(1) a classical allusion(2) Citation and allusion have a long and continuing history as literary practices, yet they are difficult to distinguish from theft.(3) But any meaning could be expressed, so that the language brought into play whole new principles of allusion and definition.(4) The stanza is written like the formulaic examples of wit and allusion in old-fashioned riddle books.(5) It seems to me that your observations about the need to use imagery, metaphor and allusion correctly are well taken.(6) Even if, like me, you tend to put the most personal details of your thoughts through a fine mesh of allusion and obfuscation, you're still putting your life online.(7) This is a rare instance of direct personal allusion by Sep, wherein he discusses the role of poetry as devotion.(8) Well, do you think an invasion of a country should be based on allusion and assertion?(9) It is to these factors, as much as to studies and use by scholars and writers, that the widespread survival of biblical usage and allusion can be attributed.(10) an allusion to Shakespeare(11) It's an impressive, haunting work full of menace and obvious political allusion .(12) The sentimental in these poems is continually voiced by others, written through allusion , or deflated by a turn towards light verse.(13) There are many excellent moments of historical allusion , acting and scriptwriting.(14) To be damned by a professional wordsmith, sneered at by a master of metaphor and allusion , well, it was beyond endurance.(15) We need the connections formed by allusion ; we understand the new in light of the old, and so our language links us to older traditions.(16) Such Biblical allusion was in stark contrast to the welter of less printable comments being bellowed by the faithful.
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