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copious

(adj.)
profuse, abundant

2

cordial

(adj.)
warm, affectionate

3

coronation

(n.)
the act of crowning

4

corpulence

(adj.)
extreme fatness

5

corroborate

(v.)
to support with evidence

6

corrosive

(adj.)
having the tendency to erode or eat away

7

cosmopolitan

(adj.)
sophisticated, worldly

8

counteract

(v.)
to neutralize, make ineffective

9

coup

1. (n.)
a brilliant, unexpected act
2. (n.)
the overthrow of a government and assumption of authority

10

covet

(v.)
to desire enviously

11

covert

(adj.)
secretly engaged in

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credulity

(n.)
readiness to believe

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crescendo

(n.)
a steady increase in intensity or volume

14

criteria

(n.)
standards by which something is judged

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culmination

(n.)
the climax toward which something progresses

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culpable

(adj.)
deserving blame

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cultivate

(v.)
to nurture, improve, refine

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cumulative

(adj.)
increasing, building upon itself

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cunning

(adj.)
sly, clever at being deceitful

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cupidity

(n.)
greed, strong desire