suggestive of

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*suggestive of something

reminiscent of something; suggesting something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) Bill's homemade soup is suggestive of his mother's. The new movie was suggestive of an old one I had seen on TV.
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These comments were both irrelevant to the showup procedure and unduly suggestive of defendant's identity as the alleged perpetrator, Yacknin said.
An example of a suggestive trademark would be the word Penguin as a brand for refrigerators, or Microsoft which is suggestive of software for microcomputers.
Radioimaging was suggestive of a mass in both parapharyngeal spaces; the lesion was more prominent on the left side.
A diagnosis of RHD was made by echo-doppler if one or more of the following were present: a) Mitral stenosis; b) Mitral regurgitation (MR) and / or aortic regurgitation (AR) with regurgitation jet length of more than 2 cm in at least two echo planes, along with abnormal valve morphology (a bicuspid aortic valve to be excluded in cases with AR); c) MR and / or AR with regurgitant jet length of 1 -2 cm, and abnormal valve morphology, in the presence of a history suggestive of rheumatic fever.
2 : marked by or suggestive of a kindly feeling <a benevolent face>
Patients enrolled in the study were aged between 18 and 45 years when they had a first neurologic event suggestive of MS that lasted for at least 24 hours, and at least two clinically silent lesions, 3 mm or larger, on a T2-weighted brain MRI scan.
Furthermore, skulls and limb bones at El Sidron display cut marks suggestive of butchering and show crushed areas, presumably where brains and marrow were removed during cannibalism, the scientists say.
The Company's strategy is to differentiate its restaurants by emphasizing consistently high-quality food and service, generous portions at moderate prices and a casual atmosphere suggestive of the Australian Outback.
In general, insects have a taste somewhat suggestive of nuts, such as almonds.
Indeed, their rhythmic repetition is itself suggestive of music, and confirms the fact that the scenes are meticulously staged--depicted from just the right angle and in just the right light and shade.
In 1981, in a group of 96 men who have sex with men with symptoms suggestive of proctitis in the United States, Quinn et al.
Just under 3 per cent of Canadians aged 25 to 46 years have experienced at least one manic episode suggestive of Bipolar I Disorder according to the data from the 2002 Canadian Community Health Survey: Mental Health and Well-being.
That is not suggestive of someone with whom you are having a relationship.
When he returns and becomes romantically involved with Iona's feckless friend, Zoe, the film's tensions--hitherto suggestive of incest, desperate loneliness, and a haunted past--go slack and conventional.
IOM issues one of four ratings when determining risk: sufficient; limited or suggestive; inadequate or insufficient; or limited or suggestive of no association.