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Flashcards in Units 16-20 Deck (50)
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compliant

adj, yeilding

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compunction

n, uneasiness caused by guilt

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concave

adj, curving inward

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conciliatory

adj, overcoming distrust or hostility

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concoct

v, to invent

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concomitant

n, existing concurrently

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condone

v, to overlook voluntarily; forgive

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confound

v, to baffle; perplex; mix up

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congenial

adj, similar in tastes and habits; friendly; suited to

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conjugal

adj, pertaining to marriage agreement

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connoisseur

n, a person possessing expert knowledge or training; a person of informed and discriminating taste

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conscript, conscription

n, person compulsorily enrolled for military service v, to enroll a person for military service n

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consecrate

v, to declare sacred

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contend, contention

v, to assert n, an assertion

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contentious

adj, quarrelsome; causing quarrels

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contiguous

adj, touching; neighboring; connecting without a break

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continence

n, self-control; abstention from sexual activity

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contrite

adj, very sorrowful for a wrong

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contumacious

adj, disobedient; rebellious

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conundrum

n, riddle; puzzle with no solution

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convention, conventional

n, practice widely observed in a group; custom; accepted technique or device adj, customary or commonplace

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converge

v, to approach; come together; tend to meet

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convex

adj, curved outward

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convivial

adj, sociable

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convoluted

adj, twisted; complicated

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copious

adj, abundant; plentiful

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coquette

n, woman who flirts

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cornucopia

n, horn overflowing with fruit and gran; state of abundance

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cosmology, cosmos, cosmic

n, study of the universe as a totality; theory of the origin and structure of the universe n, the physical universe regarded as a totality adj, relating to the physical universe, especially as distinct from Earth, and suggests infinite vastness

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covert

adj, hidden; secret