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Chapter 4. Words, Words, Words > How's That Again? - Pg. 40

Words, Words, Words Word 10. stubborn 11. plump 12. fat Denotation ______________________ ______________________ Connotation ______________________ ______________________ 40 Answers Each pair of words has the same denotation. All odd-numbered words have a positive connotation, however, while all even-numbered words have a negative connotation. Here's the scoop: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Prestigious means "celebrated." It's a good thing. Notorious means "infamous." It's a bad thing. Economical means "thrifty." Way to go. Cheap means "parsimonious." What a Scrooge. Guru means "teacher, a wise guide." Pedant means "teacher, a bore." Diplomat means "ambassador." Bureaucrat means "official, a petty paper pusher." Resolute means "determined." Stubborn means "obstinate." Plump mean "chubby." Fat means "overweight."