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There was more than that in the connotation of his name.
Woman that adventured were adventuresses, and the connotation was not nice.
By word and sound, to Jerry, "Mister Haggin" had the same connotation that "God" has to God-worshipping humans.
They had been diverted from their hereditary connotation to signify impressions for which Nature did not intend them.
Questions to be asked in regard to external style are such as these: Is it good or bad, careful or careless, clear and easy or confused and difficult; simple or complex; terse and forceful (perhaps colloquial) or involved and stately; eloquent, balanced, rhythmical; vigorous, or musical, languid, delicate and decorative; varied or monotonous; plain or figurative; poor or rich in connotation and poetic suggestiveness; beautiful, or only clear and strong?
"Human science can never be quite certain of things like that," said Father Brown, still looking at the red budding of the branches over his head, "if only because of the difficulty about definition and connotation. What is a weapon?
Here were connotations of the saloon making deep indentations in a child's mind.
On the other hand, he appreciated the chance effects in words and phrases that came lightly and easily into his brain, and that later stood all tests of beauty and power and developed tremendous and incommunicable connotations. Before such he bowed down and marvelled, knowing that they were beyond the deliberate creation of any man.
Its effect was electrical, for on the instant all the connotations of "Michael" flooded his consciousness.
Saxon spelled the three words aloud, letter by letter, for she did not dare their pronunciation; and in her consciousness glimmered august connotations, profound and unthinkable.
Old history, the South Seas Sailing Directions, scores of remembered data and connotations swift and furious, surged through his brain.
Meanwhile, Herrera was saddened by the movie's 'bad connotation to the public,' but remained 'the audience is evolving.