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suggestive adj
1 tending to suggest or imply; "artifacts suggestive of an ancient society"; "an implicative statement" [syn: implicational, implicative, suggestive of(p)]
2 (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear" [syn: indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative]

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  1. Tending to suggest or imply.
    The painting is abstract, but the colors are suggestive of fruit or the Mediterranean.
  2. Suggesting romance, sex, etc.
    She crossed her legs and shot him a suggestive smile.

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