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Bourgeois

Middle class, with narrow materialist interests

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Bovine

Having to do with a cow, featuring a cow

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Bravado

Boldness intended to impress or intimidate

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Burgeon

To expand, flourish, blossom

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Cabal

A small group, linked in secret purpose, often in conspiracy

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Camaraderie

Good friendship between comrades

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Canon

Code of laws, a set standard that is the basis of judgement

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Careen

To lurch or toss from side to side, to lean to a side

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Celibacy

An abstinence from sex and sexual behaviors

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Censure

To condemn severely, to judge or punish

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Cerebral

Relating to the brain, the intellect

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Chagrin

Embarrassment, humiliation, disappointment

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Choleric

Easily angered and hot tempered

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Circuitous

Indirect, roundabout, rambling

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Circumvent

To frustrate by going around, to mislead or evade

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Clandestine

Secret, done secretly

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Clemency

Leniency or mercy; mild weather

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Coalesce

To form into a cohesive mass or unit, to come together as one