Some of you may be wondering quite why I’ve made a poster with synonyms for ‘suggests’. Well, in my experience, it’s one of the words I most often struggle to replace in my essays. How interesting is it to read two pages of essay with the word 'suggests’ written over a dozen times? Right, not very.
Ergo, here is a list I have compiled of words to replace 'suggests’. “Shakespeare’s use of animal imagery implies an untameable nature to Katherina…” Whilst that is an appealingly written example, it does work to illustrate the underestimated use of synonyms for 'suggests’.