allude

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Verb[change]

Plain form
allude

Third-person singular
alludes

Past tense
alluded

Past participle
alluded

Present participle
alluding

  1. Sometimes, we allude or refer to a well known story in literature.
    When he mocked her by saying "I'm late! I'm late, for a very important date!", he was clearly alluding to the White Rabbit in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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