Allusion in a Sentence

10 example sentences for "Allusion" - Learn English Vocabulary with Sentences


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Allusion - Definition


a statement that refers to something indirectly; an indirect reference

Use Allusion in a sentence



The author’s new book contains an allusion to mythological gods.


While the president’s speech seems original, it contains an allusion to a speech made by another world leader.


Helen included an allusion about her ex-boyfriend in her song.


Although the article makes an allusion to the suspect’s identity, it never actually mentions the person’s name.


His blog made an allusion to the basketball player’s drug use.



One of the requirements for the essay is an allusion to a literary work.


No matter how hard she tried, Abigail could not understand the biblical allusion in the poem!


The journalist made an allusion to the actor’s recent arrest.


Even though the students in the class were all very bright, they had a hard time understanding the allusion made by their teacher.


The purpose of the allusion in the story is to make you think of Christmases past.



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Allusion synonyms


mention, reference, citation, suggestion, hint, insinuation, remark




Allusion antonyms


no antonyms for allusion


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