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Circuitous

Roundabout; not following a direct path

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circumlocution

An indirect expression; use of wordy or evasive language

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Circumscribe

Draw a line around; to set the limits; to define

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Circumspect

Cautious

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Circumvent

To frustrate as though by surrounding

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Clemency

Mercy; forgiveness; mildness

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Cliché

An overused saying or idea

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Coalesce

Come together as one; to fuse

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Coerse

To force someone to do or not to do something

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Cogent

Powerfully convincing

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Cognitive

Mental; doing with how we know the world around us through our senses

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Cognizant

Aware; conscious

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Coherent

Holding together; making sense

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Colloquial

Conversational; informal in language

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Collusion

Conspiracy; secret cooperation

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Commensurate

Equal; proportionate

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Compelling

Forceful; causing to yield

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Compendium

Summary; abridgment

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Complacent

So satisfied; overly pleased with oneself

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Complicity

Participation in wrongdoing; the act of being an accomplice

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Comprehensive

Covering or including everything

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Comprise

To consist of

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Conciliatory

Making peace; attempting to resolve a dispute through Goodwill