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connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
tawny - brownish yellow
adept - expert at; very skilled
gnarled - twisted
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on