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Flashcards in MinD Sep 28 - Oct 04 Deck (38)
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Conscript (v)

To register, enlist, draft, induce, recruit

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Consecrate (v)

To make or declare sacred

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Conservatory (n)

A school for the teaching of music, act or art; a room usually connected to a house in which plants are grown and kept, a greenhouse

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Consign (v)

To deliver, transfer, entrust or give up

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Connubial (adj)

Relating to marriage or the state of being married

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Consolidate (v)

To join together to become more effective, to become stronger, to combine into a whole, unify

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Consonant (adj)

In agreement, harmonious

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Conspiracy (n)

A secret agreement, plot

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Confound (v)

To confuse or surprise; to perplex or bewilder; to amaze

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Confraternity (n)

A fraternal union; brotherhood

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Confront (v)

To bring face to face, encounter

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Congenital (adj)

Heredity

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Connive (v)

To join secretly in a plot; conspire; to support a wrong doing by ignoring or failing to report it

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Congruent (adj)

Equivalent, compatible, of the same shape

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Conjecture (v)

To guess, figure out with little evidence

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Conjoin (v)

To join or act together

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Conjugal (adj)

Connected with marriage or the relationship between husband and wife

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Conjure (v)

To call forth using magic

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Consternation (n)

A feeling of anxiety, shock or confusion; a state of dismay

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Constituency (n)

The body of voters from a district represented by an elected official; a group of supporters for anything

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Construe (v)

To interpret

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Contempt (n)

A strong feeling of combined dislike and lack of respect; scorn

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Contemptuous (adj)

Feeling contempt; disdainful; scornful

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Contentious (adj)

Argumentative; quarrelsome

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Contiguous (adj)

Adjoining; side by side

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Continuum (n)

A continuous whole without clear division into parts

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Contort (v)

To twist or bend out of shape

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Contravention (n)

Contrary; opposition

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Contretemps (n)

An unlucky event, often happening in public and causing social embarrassment

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Contrived (adj)

False, artificial, not spontaneous, obviously planned