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Flashcards in Deck 12 Deck (25):
1

conundrum

a puzzle or problem without a solution

2

convene

to gather together, to assemble, to meet

3

conventional

common, unexceptional

4

conversant

familiar with or knowledgeable about something

5

converse

the opposite

6

copious

abundant, plentiful

7

corollary

something that follows, a natural consequence

8

corporeal

material, tangible, having substance

9

corroborate

to confirm, to back up with evidence

10

corrugated

shaped with folds or waves

11

coterie

a small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other people

12

countenance

- face, facial expression, esp. an encouraging one
- to condone or tolerate something

13

coup

- a brilliant victory or accomplishment
- violent overthrow of a gov't by a small internal group

14

covenant

a solemn agreement, a contract, a pledge

15

covert

secret, hidden

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covet

to wish for enviously

17

crass

extremely unrefined, gross

18

craven

cowardly

19

credulous

eager to believe, gullible

20

criterion

standard, basis for judgment

21

crux

the central point, the essence

22

cull

to pick out from many, to select, to collect

23

culminate

to climax, to reach full effect

24

culpable

deserving blame, guilty

25

curb

to restrain or control