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Flashcards in 61-80 Deck (20):
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Bovine

Like a cow in nature and shape; sluggish, stupid, fat

2

Bravado

Boldness intended to impress or intimidate

3

Burgeon

To expand, flourish, blossom

4

Cabal

A small group joined in a secret intrigue; a conspiracy

5

Cajole

To persuade, wheedle, coax

6

Camaraderie

Comradeship; good fellowship

7

Canon

A code of laws; a basis for judgement

8

Careen

To lurch or toss from side to side; to lean over to one side

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Celibacy

Abstinence from sex

10

Censure

To condemn severely, judge, punish

11

Cerebral

Relating to the brain; intellectual, brainy

12

Chagrin

Embarrassment, humiliation, disappointment

13

Choleric

Hot-tempered, easily angered; irritable

14

Circuitous

Indirect, roundabout

15

Circumvent

To frustrate by going around; to mislead

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Clandestine

Secret, done secretly

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Clemency

Leniency, mercy (legal); mild weather

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Coalesce

To form into one unified mass, come together

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Cogent

Convincing; compelling; valid

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Bourgeois

Middle class; conventional; of narrow, materialistic interests