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cacophonous

adj. not in sync; inharmonious

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capricious

adj. unpredictable / fickle ex. Jill was _____: she changed boyfriends almost as often as she changed clothes.

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castigation

n. punishment - severe criticism

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catalyst

n. person or thing that cause action ex. (fire) accelerant

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caustic

adj. sarcastically biting - a buuuurrrrrnnn

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chicanery

n. deception/ trickery - tricks

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cogent

adj. convincing ex. A good bioengineering program was a cogent factor that made me go to UCSD.

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commensurate

adj. corresponding; proportional; equivalent; relative; analogous

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compendium

n. brief summary

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complaisant

adj. overly complying, obliging, trying to please; very polite

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compliant

adj. giving in to other people; conforming

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conciliatory

adj. soothing - reconciling - trying to fix/mend

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condone

v. to give approval; to overlook; to excuse

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confound

v. to confuse

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connoisseur

n. a person knowledgable in a particular subject - a specialist

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contention

n. a claim - a thesis

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contentious

adj. combative; quarrelsome; argumentative

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contrite

adj. remorseful

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converge

adj. to come together; to meet; to approach

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convoluted

adj. coiled around - involved - intricate - complicated

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craven

adj. cowardly - description of a recreant

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adj. not in sync; inharmonious

cacophonous

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adj. unpredictable / fickle ex. Jill was _____: she changed boyfriends almost as often as she changed clothes.

capricious

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n. punishment - severe criticism

castigation

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n. person or thing that cause action ex. (fire) accelerant

catalyst

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adj. sarcastically biting - a buuuurrrrrnnn

caustic

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n. deception/ trickery - tricks

chicanery

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adj. convincing ex. A good bioengineering program was a cogent factor that made me go to UCSD.

cogent

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adj. corresponding; proportional; equivalent; relative; analogous

commensurate

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n. brief summary

compendium

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adj. overly complying, obliging, trying to please; very polite

complaisant

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adj. giving in to other people; conforming

compliant

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adj. soothing - reconciling - trying to fix/mend

conciliatory

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v. to give approval; to overlook; to excuse

condone

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v. to confuse

confound

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n. a person knowledgable in a particular subject - a specialist

connoisseur

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n. a claim - a thesis

contention

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adj. combative; quarrelsome; argumentative

contentious

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adj. remorseful

contrite

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adj. to come together; to meet; to approach

converge

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adj. coiled around - involved - intricate - complicated

convoluted

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adj. cowardly - description of a recreant

craven