英 [ə'luːʒ(ə)n; -'ljuː-]
1、以玩笑(play, joke, jest)的口吻提及，当然就不是明说了，而是暗示、暗指，暗讽，影射，转弯抹角地说到(提及)了。
3、al- "to" + lus- + -ion.
- allusion: see illusion
- allusion (n.)
- 1540s, from Latin allusionem (nominative allusio) "a playing with, a reference to," noun of action from past participle stem of alludere (see allude). An allusion is never an outright or explicit mention of the person or thing the speaker seems to have in mind.
- 1. The title is per-haps an allusion to AIDS.
- 2. His statement was seen as an allusion to the recent drug-related killings.
- 3. He made an allusion to a secret plan in his speech.
- 4. He made no allusion to his term being near.
- 5. Harry was hurt by an allusion to his failure.
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