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Bourgeois

Adjective
Middle class; conventional; of narrow, materialistic interest

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Bovine

Adjective
Like a cow in nature and shape; sluggish, stupid, fat

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Bravado

Noun
Boldness intended to impress or intimidate

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Burgeon

Verb
To expand, flourish, blossom

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Cabal

Noun
A small group joined in a secret intrigue; a conspiracy

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Cajole

Verb
To persuade, wheedle, coax

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Camaraderie

Noun
Comradeship; good fellowship

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Canon

None
A code of laws; a basis for judgment

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Careen

Verb
To lurch or toss from side to side; to lean over to one side

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Celibacy

Noun
Abstinence from sex

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Censure

Verb
To condemn severely, judge, punish

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Cerebral

Adjective
Relating to the brain; intellectual, brainy

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Chagrin

Noun
Embarrassment, humiliation, disappointment

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Choleric

Adjective
Hot tempere, easily angered; irritable

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Circuitous

Adjective
Indirect, roundabout

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Circumvent

Verb
To frustrate by going around; to mislead

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Clandestine

Adjective
Secret; done secretly

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Clemency

Noun
Leniency, mercy (legal); mild weather

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Coalesce

Verb
To form into one unified mass, come together

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Cogent

Adjective
Convincing; compelling; valid