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Covenant

Agreement; solemn pledge or contract

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Covet

To desire; to long for something

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Credulous

Eager to believe; gullible

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Criterion

A standard or basis for judging

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Cryptic

Hidden, secret, mysterious

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Culpable

Deserving blame; guilty

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Cursory

Shallow; superficial

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Curtail

To cut short

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Cusp

A point that marks the beginning of a change; a pointed end

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Dappled

Spotted appearance

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Dauntless

Fearless, valiant, bold

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Debacle

A violent disruption; collapse

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Decadent

Being in a state of decline or moral decay; marked by unrestrained gratification

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Decimate

To destroy in large measure

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Defame

To slander, ruin the good name of; malign

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Deference

Courteous or respectful yielding to the wishes, rules, of another

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Degenerate

To decay or deteriorate

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Delimit

Set the limits on something

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Delineate

To accurately portray or describe

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Demagogue

A leader who obtains power by appealing to prejudices and emotions