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cacophony
multitude of clashing noises
cadence
rhythmic flow of sounds or words
cajole
persuade with flattery
calamity
disaster, scourge
calibrate
to set, standardize
callous
adj. insensitive
calumny
a damaging lie
camaraderie
n. trust among friends
candor
the quality of frankness or outspokenness
Canny
Shrewd; thrifty
canvas
n. a closely woven, heavy cloth of cotton, hemp, or linen
capacious
Having a lot of space inside
capitulate
surrender a military position
capricious
to be erratic, led by whim, unpredictable or fickle
captivate
to get the attention of, hold
carouse
v. party like it's 1999
carp
v. complain
catalog
n. complete list of items
catalyze
v. create change without being changed
caucus
political convention
caustic
Severe and able to cause a stinging sensation
cavort
v. dance around
Censure
officially blame
cerebral
adj. to do with the brain
chaos
n. state of extreme confusion
chastise
v. scold
cherish
v. to feel or show affection toward something
chide
v. tell off
choreography
n. script for dance
chronicle
a written history
chronological
adj. to do with time
circuitous
winding or indirect
circumlocution
indirect and wordy language
circumscribed
adj. forbidden
circumspect
wishing to avoid risks
circumvent
get around, evade or bypass; to surround, enclose or entrap
clairvoyant
able to see the future
clamor
n. the yell of a crowd
clandestine
secretive
cleave
(v.) To cut or split open with a sharp instrument
clemency
mercy, forgiveness
clergy
n. members of Christian holy orders
cloying
adj. excessively sweet
coagulate
thicken from a liquid into a solid
coalesce
come together, unite
cobbler
n. a person who makes or repairs shoes
coerce
compel by force
cogent
logically clear and relevant
cognizant
aware, mindful
coherent
intellectually convincing
collateral
n. something to be borrowed against
colloquial
informal language
collusion
conspiracy
colossus
a gigantic statue or thing
combustion
n. process of burning something
commendation
n. praise
commensurate
adj. having the same amount
commodious
adj. comfortably spacious
compelling
to arouse an irresistible feeling
compensate
v. give money in exchange for something
complacency
n. self-satisfied ignorance of danger
complement
v. work well in conjunction with
compliant
behaving meekly in accordance with a set of rules
complicit
being an accomplice in a wrongful act
compliment
v. offer a positive opinion about
compound
v. make worse
comprehensive
large in scope or content
compress
v. squeeze
compunction
moral hesitation about a future deed
concede
surrender, give in
Conciliatory
appeasing
concise
adj. to the point; expressing a lot in a few words
concoct
v. create
concomitant
occurring with
condolence
n. comforting words following a death
condone
support the legitimacy of a course of action
conduit
n. channel
confection
n. dish made with sweet ingredients
confidant
n. one who can be confided in
conflagration
large fire
confluence
the flowing together of several things or ideas
conformist
n. one who conforms to rules
confound
v. confuse someone by acting against their expectations
congeal
turn from a liquid into a solid, coagulate
congenial
adj. good-humored
congregation
n. population of a church
congruity
n. state of belonging or making sense together
connive
conspire, scheme, plot
consecrate
v. make holy
consensus
n. opinion held by a majority
consign
v. send
consolation
n. comfort of grief
consonant
in agreement or harmony
constituent
acting as a part of a larger whole
constrain
v. confine by chains or restraints
construe
interpret, deduce
consummate
having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
contemporaneous
adj. happening at the same time
contentious
adj. controversial
contravene
infringe, come into conflict with
contrite
feeling remorseful for a sin or shortcoming
contusion
n. bruise
conundrum
n. puzzle
convene
v. come together
convention
n. conference
convival
fond of activities of festive events (eating, drinking, etc.)
convoluted
needlessly complicated
copious
large in quantity
cordial
adj. heartfelt
corpulence
n. fatness
coronation
n. crowning of a monarch
corroborate
confirm as true
corrosive
adj. liable to eat away at things
cosmopolitan
adj. worldly, a citizen of the world
counteract
v. act in opposition to
coup
n. the seizing of power from a government
covet
strongly desire, crave
covert
secretive
credulity
n. willingness to believe someone
crescendo
n. noise or music growing louder
criteria
n. standards by which something is judged
culmination
n. climax
culpable
deserving blame
Cultivate
Increasing in size, score or quantity by successive additions
cumulative
adj. coming on top of each other
cunning
to be wily, having street smarts
cupidity
n. greed
cursory
fast and insubstantial
curt
rude and short in tone or behavior
curtail
cut short, put an end to