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connotation
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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a suggested idea or feeling that goes beyond something's primary meaning — for example determined and stubborn have similar literal meanings, but stubborn suggests that someone is unreasonable
  • That isn't to say that I stopped connecting her with the highest and the best—taking her at her own word—with the courts of Europe, the Congress of Vienna, the splendor of family, and all kinds of profound and cultured things as hinted in her conduct and advertised in her speech—she'd call up connotations of the utmost importance, the imperial brown of Kaisers and rotogravures of capitals, the gloominess of deepest thought.
    Chapter 3 (17% in)

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