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hints

Instructions used to ensure that a font displays properly at small point sizes. When fonts are scaled from a common algorithm, serifs, accents and various lines in small fonts may not line up properly with the pixel grid on screen. Hinting applies rules to specific characters; for example, a hint would ensure that both vertical lines in an H have the same thickness or that the sides of the "v" in the middle of an M are uniformly shaped. See scalable font and font smoothing.
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Sir Walter spurned the idea of its being offered in any manner; forbad the slightest hint being dropped of his having such an intention; and it was only on the supposition of his being spontaneously solicited by some most unexceptionable applicant, on his own terms, and as a great favour, that he would let it at all.
She was a clever young woman, who understood the art of pleasing--the art of pleasing, at least, at Kellynch Hall; and who had made herself so acceptable to Miss Elliot, as to have been already staying there more than once, in spite of all that Lady Russell, who thought it a friendship quite out of place, could hint of caution and reserve.
Ralph gave me a hint about the net scheme but he never even mentioned anything else."
He hinted things about him--that he wasn't honest--and then forbade me to tell him.
'To hint a wish, sir!' returned the debtor, proud and mean by turns, and selfish at all times.
Summary: Berlin [Germany], Aug 6 (ANI): Ahead of the IFA trade show, LG has sent out invites throwing a subtle hint to the company's plan of introducing a dual-screen smartphone.
Speaking to the Filipino community in Japan, Duterte hinted at a possible Cabinet post for Ejercito.
WAITROSE RIPASSO DI VALPOLICELLA 2016 (PS12.99, Waitrose) VENETO'S famous red comes in four styles, and this medium tier, double-fermented ripasso has all the bright cherry perfumed fruit you'd expect in a basic Valpolicella - except it's far more fragrant, flavoursome, powerful and tangy, with rich jammy fruit, plums and hints of leather and red liquorice.
A light and fruity crowd-pleaser with hints of honey, fresh pear and vanilla undertones, simply add Fever Tree Light Ginger Ale and garnish with a dehydrated orange slice and freshly grated nutmeg.
President Uhuru Kenyatta had on Sunday hinted the release of the results for the 1,060,703 candidates who registered for the exam.
Deep garnet-purple coloured, the 2015 offers pronounced plum preserves, blueberry pie and blackberry tart notes with underlying licorice and dark chocolate hints. Medium to full bodied with a solid backbone of ripe tannins and lively acid cutting through the concentrated black fruits flavours, it finishes with persistent pepper, anise and spice box notes.