Connotations and denotations

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Connotation is the emotional or imaginative association related to a certain word. And denotation is the strict dictionary meaning of this word. 1. thrifty, frugalSentences: My friend is a thrifty traveler, and thus, was able to afford to travel in most places of the world.My grandparents are being frugal by clipping coupons to buy groceries.Thrifty is someone who is careful about money spending, and who makes wise and careful buying decisions.Being frugal is not spending a lot of money and not being wasteful.Therefore, the difference between those two connotations is that thrifty implies money spending wisdom; and frugal implies not being wasteful.2. slender, skinnySentences: We were sketching beautiful and slender female figure in our art class yesterday.After her surgery, Anna became very skinny, and even all her dresses don't fit her body anymore.The difference between t

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