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connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
bookish - fond of books and reading
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic