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Coup

N. Highly successful action or sudden attack

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Courier

N. Messenger

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Cow

V. Terrorize; intimidate

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Coy

Adj. shy; modest; coquettish

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Cozen

V. Cheat; hoodwink; swindle

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Crass

Adj. very unrefined; grossly insensible

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Craven

Adj. cowardly

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Credence

N. Belief

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Credo

N. Creed

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Credulity

N. Belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naïveté

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Crotchety

Adj. eccentric; whimsical

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Crux

N. Crucial point

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Cull

V. Pick out; reject

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Culminate

V. Attain the highest point; climax

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Culpable

Adj. deserving blame

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Cupidity

N. Greed

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Curmudgeon

N. Churlish, miserly individual

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Cursory

Adj. casual; hastily done

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Cynosure

N. The object of general attention

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Dais

N. Raised platform for guests of honor

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Daub

V. Smear (as with paint)

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Debauch

V. Corrupt; seduce from virtue

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Debonair

Adj. friendly; aiming to please

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Debutante

N. Young woman making formal entrance into society

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Decadence

N. Decay