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coherent

(adj.)
logically consistent, intelligible

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collateral

1. (adj.)
secondary
2. (n.)
security for a debt

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colloquial

(adj.)
characteristic of informal conversation

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collusion

(n.)
secret agreement, conspiracy

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colossus

(n.)
a gigantic statue or thing

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combustion

(n.)
the act or process of burning

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commendation

(n.)
a notice of approval or recognition

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commensurate

(adj.)
corresponding in size or amount

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commodious

(adj.)
roomy

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compelling

(adj.)
forceful, demanding attention

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compensate

(v.)
to make an appropriate payment for something

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complacency

(n.)
self-satisfied ignorance of danger

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complement

(v.)
to complete, make perfect

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compliant

(adj.)
ready to adapt oneself to another’s wishes

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complicit

(adj.)
being an accomplice in a wrongful act

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compliment

(n.)
an expression of esteem or approval

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compound

1. (v.)
to combine parts
2. (n.)
a combination of different parts
3. (n.)
a walled area containing a group of buildings

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comprehensive

(adj.)
including everything

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compress

(v.)
to apply pressure, squeeze together

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compunction

(n.)
distress caused by feeling guilty