GRE Word List

CONNOTATION

suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote

The meaning of the word connotation is suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote.

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WordMeaning
convolutedcoiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
abominateloathe; hate
precisabstract; concise summing up of main points; concise summary of a text
hydrophobiafear of water; rabies
sartorialpertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
plumbexactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
trenchantcutting; incisive; keen
cantatastory set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
waggishhumorous; mischievous; tricky
circumscribelimit; confine; draw a line around