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Cacophony

Harsh, jarring, discordant sound. (N)

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Cadge

To sponge, beg. (V)

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Caluminate

To slander, make a false accusation. (V)

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Canny

Careful, cautious. (Adj)

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Canon

An established set of principles or code of laws. (N)

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Capricious

Inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic. (Adj)

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Cardinal

Basic importance or consequence; primary. (Adj)

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Carnality

Something relating to the body or flesh. (N)

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Castigation

Severe criticism or punishment. (N)

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Catalyst

A substance used to accelerate a reaction. (N)

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Casuality

The relationship between cause and effect. (N)

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Caustic

Burning or stinging. (Adj)

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Censure

To criticize severely. (V)

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Chaos

Confusion and disturbance. (N)

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Chary

Wary; cautious. (Adj)

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Chasten

To correct with harsh punishment. (V)

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Chauvinist

a person devoted towards a group which is a member. (N)

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Chic

Stylish and Fashionable. (Adj)

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Chicanery

Trickery or subterfuge. (N)

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Choleric

To tend towards anger. (Adj)

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Churlish

Boorish, vulgar; difficult and intractable. (Adj)

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Circumscribe

Enclose within bounds; limit or confine. (V)

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Cajole

To coax, sweet talk. (V)

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Clangorous

Making a loud resonant sound. (Adj)

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Coalesce

To come together; unite (V)

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Coda

Concluding section. (N)

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Cogent

Appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing. (Adj)

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Color

To gloss over. (V)

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Commensurate

Matching, corresponding, or proportionate in degree, size, or other property. (Adj)

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Complaisance

The willingness to comply with the wished of others. (N)