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Cadent

Rhythmic

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Cadet

Military trainee

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Callow

Young and inexperienced

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Calumny

Defamation; making of false statements about someone with malicious intent

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Candid

Honest

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Cantankerous

Grouchy

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Capricious

Tending to make sudden/unpredictable changes

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Captious

Overly critical

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Carouse

Drink and become noisy

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Cask

Container like a barrel

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Castigate

Criticize or punish someone

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Cathartic

Purifying

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Cavalcade

Series/procession of things or people

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Cavalier

Careless; arrogant disregard

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Cerebral

Intellectual

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Ceremonious

Adhering to convention; careful to behave correctly

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Certitude

Feeling of certainty

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Chagrin

Anger at being let down

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Charlatan

False expert

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Chasten

Subdue/discipline someone

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Chauvinism

Aggressive patriotism; excessive sense of superiority

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Chicanery

Cheating or deception

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Chimerical

Imaginary

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Churl

Bad mannered person

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Circuitous

Indirect

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Circumlocution

Indirect way of saying something

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Circumscribe

Restrict

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Circumspect

Prudent; unwillingness to act before careful consideration

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Clandestine

Secret (usually illegal)

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Clemency

Leniency/mercy

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Clientele

Group of clients/customers

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Cloying

To weary/sicken with excess (sweetness)

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Coagulate

To curdle/thicken

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Coalesce

Merge or unite things

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Cogent

Rationally persuasive

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Cognizant

Knowing about something

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Colloquial

Informal; conversational language

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Collusion

Secret cooperation

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Commensurate

Properly in proportion

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Compatriot

Fellow citizen/subject

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Compendious

Full and concise

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Complacent

Self-satisfied

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Complicit

Involved in something illegal/wrong

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Complimentary

Admiring

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Compunction

Feeling of shame/regret

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Concede

Reluctantly accepting something to be true

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Concomitant

Happening at the same time

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Concord

Peaceful coexistence; a peace treaty

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Condone

Be willing to overlook something

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Conflagration

Large destructive fire

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Conflate

Combine things

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Confluence

Coming together of people/things

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Congenial

Agreeable

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Connive

Conspire; cooperate secretly

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Connoisseur

Expert

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Consecrate

Declare a place holy

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Consensus

Broad unanimity

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Consign

Entrust; get rid of

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Constancy

Loyalty

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Consternation

Shocked dismay

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Constituent

Person living in an electoral district

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Consummate

Supreme/ perfect

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Contemporaneous

Happening at the same time

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Contentious

Creating disagreement

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Contrite

Very sorry

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Conundrum

Something confusing

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Conversant

Having knowledge/experience

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Convivial

Pleasant; sociable

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Convoluted

Extremely intricate; too intricate to be understood easily

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Copious

Abundant

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Cordial

Warm & affectionate

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Corollary

Proposition that easily follows from the proof of another

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Corpulent

Obese/overweight

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Corroborate

Confirm

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Cosmopolitan

Diverse; knowledgable; refined

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Courier

Diplomat/official messenger

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Covet

Strong desire to possess something that belongs to someone else

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Crass

Thoughtless and vulgar

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Craven

Cowardly

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Credo

Statement of principles/beliefs

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Crony

Close friend/companion

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Culpable

Guilty

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Curmudgeon

Bad tempered, cantankerous person

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Cursory

Done in a quick/superficial way