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connotation
"medium is a complex term,with a wide range of connotations"
pg xxxvi
meaning: word can have beyond its basic one.
own sentence/new context:the word has borne an opporbrious connotation.
penetrate

"how media penetrate nearly everything we see and hear."
pg xxxviii
meaning: to spread through s.t.
own sentence/new context:
the water has panetrated into the bedrooms.
decency

"the patterns of human history mix decency and depravity in equal measure"
pg xlii
meaning: politeness, propriety.
own sentence/new context:
he didn't even have the decency to call.
devote

"they devote a great deal of research to those audiences for their product"
pg xli
meaning: dedicate,hallow
own sentence/new context:
she devote herself to serving God.
abolishe
"Do you think standardized college admissions tests should be abolished?"
pg xxxv
meaning:to cancel
own sentense/new context:
the movement to abolish child labour