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Caucus
(Cactus)

Political meeting
-noun/verb

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Cacophony
(Cough)

Bad noises
-noun

2

Bulwark
(Bull work)

Defensive wall
-noun

3

Austere
(Steer)

Extremely plain and simple
-adjective

4

Astute
(Suit)

Smart
-adjective

5

Appalling
(Falling)

Horrifying
-adjective

6

Dearth
(Earth)

Lack of
-noun

7

Criterion
(Librarian)

Standard for judgement
-noun

8

Commodious
(Commode)

Roomy
-adjective

9

Lassitude
(lazy dude)

Fatigue
-noun

10

Grandiloquent
(Grand elephant)

Acting big and flashy
-adjective

11

Incongruous
(In congress)

Doesn't go together
-Adjective

12

Claimant
(Claim ant)

Person making a claim
-noun

13

Archaic
(Cake)

Ancient
-adjective

14

Cloister
(Oyster)

Tranquil, secluded
-noun

15

Feigned
(Insane)

To fake
-verb

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Engulf
(Gulf)

Surround
-verb

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Defamed
(Rename)

To ruin a reputation
-verb