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Word: connotation

Definition: suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote


More Vocab Words

::: protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
::: fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable