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Word: denotation

Definition: meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation


More Vocab Words

::: trifling - trivial; unimportant
::: remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
::: Elysium - place or condition of bliss
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
::: convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
::: exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)