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Flashcards in 7/4 Deck (101):
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base

Dishonorable

1

Bastion

Defender

2

Bedazzle

Impress greatly

3

Beguile

Deceive

4

Belabor

Attack with words

5

Belie

Give a wrong idea of

6

Bellicose

Eager to fight

7

Belligerent

Angry and ready to fight

8

Berate

Scold sharply

9

Bereave

Deprive by death

10

Besiege

Surround a place with armed forces to make one surrender

11

Bigot

Person who holds strong beliefs and is intolerant of those who disagree

12

Bilateral

Including 2 people/countries

13

Binary

Involving a pair

14

Bombast

Meaningless words

15

Bombastic

Empty and meaningless

16

Boon

Favor

17

Brackish

Slightly salty

18

Brandish

Wave something in triumphant/threatening way

19

Bravado

Show, swagger

20

Brazen

Shameless

21

Breakdown

Collapse, failure

22

Brusque

Blatant

23

Bungle

Do something badly

24

Buoy

Keep someone cheerful

25

Burgeon

Grow rapidly

26

Buttress

Support or strengthen

27

Byzantine

Of Byzantium

28

Cadence

Rhythm

29

Cadre

Small group of people

30

Calumny

False statement made to damage someone's character

31

Candor

Being honest

32

Canon

General rule

33

Capacious

Roomy

34

Capitulate

Surrender

35

Capricious

Impulsive

36

Carnal

Of the body; sexual or sensual

37

Champion

Defend

38

Charismatic

Inspiring

39

Charlatan

Imposter

40

Chasten

Correct, discipline

41

Chastise

Discipline

42

Chauvinistic

Overly patriotic

43

Cherubic

With a plump and innocent face

44

Chicanery

Deception by clever or cunning means

45

Chimerical

Unreal

46

Chronic

Lasting for a long time

47

Churlish

Rude

48

Circuitous

Indirect

49

Circumlocution

Use of many words to say something that could be said in a few words

50

Circumscribe

Limit ones power

51

Circumvent

Avoid

52

Citadel

Fortress

53

Clamor

Defend
Loud noise

54

Clandestine

Done secret

55

Clergy

Priest

56

Clout

Power or influence

57

Cloying

Too sweet

58

Coagulation

Change from liquid to solid

59

Coalesce

Unite

60

Coalition

Combination, alliance

61

Coddle

Pamper

62

Coercion

Use of force to get something done

63

Cogent

Convincing

64

Cognizant

Aware of something

65

Colloquial

Used in conversation

66

Commodious

Roomy

67

Communal

Shared

68

Compendious

Concise

69

Complacency

Self-content

70

Complacent

Content

71

Complement

Thing that goes well

72

Compound

Mix

73

Compulsive

Obsessive

74

Compunction

Feelings of guilt

75

Conciliatory

Willing to end a disagreement

76

Concoct

Invent

77

Concomitant

Happening at the same time

78

Concordant

In agreement

79

Condescension

Disdain

80

Conditional

Depending on something

81

Conditioned

Accustomed

82

Condone

To pardon

83

Confining

Limiting

84

Conflagration

Great fire

85

Congenital

Existing from birth

86

Conglomeration

Medley, assortment

87

Consecrate

To make holy

88

Connive

To act slyly

89

Conscientious

Careful to do something correctly and well

90

Conjecture

A guess

91

Consign

Give to another

92

Consternation

Surprise and fear or worry

93

Constituency

District that has its own member of parliament or assembly

94

Consummate

Highly skilled
Complete

95

Contemptuous

Feeling or showing contempt

96

Contentious

Likely to cause argument

97

Contiguous

Touching

98

Contravene

Break a law or rule

99

Contrite

Showing guilt

100

Contortion

Twisting out