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insinuate oneself into something

to work oneself into a group or situation. She had sought for years to insinuate herself into Terry's organization. Must you always insinuate yourself into my set of friends?
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insinuate something

to someone to hint at something to someone; to imply something to someone. You think I am interested in you for your money! Is that what you are insinuating to me? I did not insinuate anything to you!
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to insinuate he threw himself out is absurd SINGER'S PAL
HOW dare R White insinuate that she or any youngsters pay for pensions, TV licences or free NHS?
It is ridiculous to insinuate that being seduced by a minor gives an adult license to molest that minor.
Her conclusion, if not read carefully, may insinuate that the Kurds had better assimilate in the respective states in which they reside.
In Abstract and Close-It (both 2004), striated and knotted lines resembling strands of rhubarb cleverly insinuate a microscopic close-up of the support.
But when parents of publicly schooled children commit child abuse, the same media sources do not insinuate that there is a causal relationship between public schooling and the crime (which of course, there isn't--any more than there is a causal relationship between home schooling and child abuse).
Later, through some miracle of computer animation, dancers insinuate themselves into the projections and emerge as wasps; lighting grids seep into the floor and McGregor cavorts with phantom bugs.
A layer of epithelial tissue appeared to insinuate itself around the handle of the malleus, and it extended to the medial surface of the anterior drum remnant.
If I didn't like you I would insinuate that you're just too stingy to pay.
Until recently, it was believed that only exonic sequences were functional, and that the rest of the DNA was a sort of genetic detritus, consisting of useless code such as defective copies of genes, nonsensical repeats, and the remains of disabled retroviruses (potent viruses such as HIV that can insinuate their code into the DNA of their hosts).
Gabrielle Bourget is all too familiar with the stereotypes associated with women in trades, and says it is time to dispel myths that insinuate women are afraid to get dirt under their fingernails.
It is very troubling that the board would insinuate that we could place their children in harm's way," Father Michael Pfleger told the Chicago Sun-Times.
Ed Dunlop's filly was most unlucky at Ascot last time, when she went down by a head to Henry Cecil's Insinuate.
He talks about the campaign to "manufacture doubt," a well-funded strategy by the industry to insinuate uncertainty about the hazards of smoking.
That'll disappoint all those who've tried to insinuate she's not up to the job.