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Cant

—verb

1) to tilt.

—Related forms

cant·ic, adjective

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Caper

—verb

1) to leap or skip about.

—Related forms

ca·per·er, noun
ca·per·ing·ly, adverb
un·ca·per·ing, adjective

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Chide

—verb

1) to scold: The principal chided the children for their thoughtless pranks.

—Related forms

chid·er, noun
chid·ing·ly, adverb
out·chide, verb (used with object), out·chid·ed or out·chid, out·chid·ed or out·chid or out·chid·den, out·chid·ing.
un·chid, adjective
un·chid·den, adjective
un·chid·ed, adjective
un·chid·ing, adjective
un·chid·ing·ly, adverb

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Cloy

—verb

1) to over satiate: A diet of cake and candy soon cloys.

—Related forms

o·ver·cloy, verb (used with object)
un·cloyed, adjective

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Comely

—adjective

1) pleasing in appearance: a comely face.

—Related forms

come·li·ly, adverb
come·li·ness, noun
un·come·ly, adjective

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Conciliate

—verb

1) to win over: to conciliate an angry competitor.

—Related forms

con·cil·i·a·ble [kuh n-sil-ee-uh-buh l] , adjective
con·cil·i·at·ing·ly, adverb
con·cil·i·a·tion, noun
non·con·cil·i·at·ing, adjective
pro·con·cil·i·a·tion, adjective
un·con·cil·i·a·ble, adjective
un·con·cil·i·at·ed, adjective
un·con·cil·i·at·ing, adjective

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Congenial

—adjective

1) agreeable: congenial surroundings.

—Related forms

con·ge·ni·al·i·ty [kuh n-jee-nee-al-i-tee] , con·gen·ial·ness, noun
con·gen·ial·ly, adverb
pre·con·gen·ial, adjective
qua·si-con·gen·ial, adjective
qua·si-con·gen·ial·ly, adverb
un·con·gen·ial, adjective
un·con·gen·ial·ly, adverb
un·con·ge·ni·al·i·ty, noun

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Connivance

—noun

1) a secret conspiracy

—Related forms

non·con·niv·ance, noun
non·con·niv·ence, noun

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Copious

—adjective

1) large in quantity: copious amounts of food.

—Related forms

co·pi·ous·ly, adverb
co·pi·ous·ness, co·pi·os·i·ty [koh-pee-os-i-tee] , noun
o·ver·co·pi·ous, adjective
o·ver·co·pi·ous·ly, adverb
o·ver·co·pi·ous·ness, noun
un·co·pi·ous, adjective

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Curt

— adjective

1) rudely brief.

— Related forms

curt·ly, adverb
curt·ness, noun

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Declaim

—verb

1) to make a formal speech: Brutus declaimed from the steps of the Roman senate building.

—Related forms

de·clam·a·to·ry, adjective
non·de·clam·a·to·ry, adjective
su·per·de·clam·a·to·ry, adjective
un·de·clam·a·to·ry, adjective

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Deferential

—adjective

1) respectful.

—Related forms

def·er·en·tial·ly, adverb
non·def·er·en·tial, adjective
non·def·er·en·tial·ly, adverb
o·ver·def·er·en·tial, adjective
o·ver·def·er·en·tial·ly, adverb
un·def·er·en·tial, adjective
un·def·er·en·tial·ly, adverb

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Disrepute

—noun

1) low regard: Some literary theories have fallen into disrepute.

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Divination

—noun

1) augury; prophecy: The divination of the high priest was fulfilled.

—Related forms

di·vin·a·to·ry [dih-vin-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective

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Dour

—adjective

1) sullen; gloomy: The captain's dour look depressed us all.

—Related forms

dour·ly, adverb
dour·ness, noun

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Ductile

—adjective

1) capable of being molded or shaped.

—Related forms

duc·tile·ly, adverb
duc·til·i·ty, duc·tile·ness, noun
non·duc·tile, adjective
non·duc·til·i·ty, noun
sem·i·duc·tile, adjective
un·duc·tile, adjective

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Empyrean

—noun

1) the highest heaven

—Related forms

empyreal, adjective

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Enfeeble

—verb

1) to make feeble: That bout of pneumonia enfeebled him.

—Related forms

en·fee·ble·ment, noun
en·fee·bler, noun
un·en·fee·bled, adjective

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Enmity

—noun

1) a feeling of hostility.

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Errant

—adjective

1) moving aimlessly: an errant breeze.

—Related forms

er·rant·ly, adverb
non·er·rant, adjective
non·er·rant·ly, adverb
un·er·rant, adjective
un·er·rant·ly, adverb

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