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connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
mimicry - imitation
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index