1. punctuation mark the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
  2. quotation mark a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
  3. connotation an idea that is implied or suggested
  4. punctuation the use of marks to clarify meaning of written material
  5. question mark a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question
  6. practitioner someone who carries out a learned profession
  7. benchmark a surveyor's mark on an object of predetermined position
  8. functionary a worker who holds or is invested with an office
  9. denotation the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
  10. stationary not capable of being moved
  11. cunctation the act of procrastinating
  12. exclamation mark a punctuation mark (!) used after an exclamation
  13. punch-drunk dazed from or as if from repeated blows
  14. infatuation a foolish and usually extravagant passion or love
  15. bench mark a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
  16. function word a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning
  17. stationery paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters
  18. functioning performing or able to perform its regular purpose
  19. puncture pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into
  20. banqueting eating an elaborate meal