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hint at something

to refer to something; to insinuate something. What are you hinting at? I am not hinting at anything. I am telling you to do it!
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Running at those extreme energies since June, LEP has recorded four electron-positron collisions whose explosive patterns hint at the fleeting presence of a Higgs particle.
The only major part of the spectrum not yet seen is gamma rays, but participants at the meeting heard a report that may hint at an imminent discovery of them.