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Buckle

To crumple, to fasten

2

Cadge

To beg, or get by begging

3

Cajole

Coax, persude by flattery or deceit

4

Calumny

Slander, aspersion

5

Candidate

seeker of office

6

Canoodle

To cuddle and kiss amorously

7

Cant

Jargon, insincere talk

8

Canvass

To request votes from electors

9

Capital

Involving death

10

Capricious

Guided by whim, inconstant

11

Carapace

Shell, protective layer or attitude

12

Cardsharp

Professional cheater at cards

13

Caress

To stroke gently

14

Castigation

Severe punishment

15

Caustic

Sarcastic, biting

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Censure

Expression of blame, a rebuke

17

Chary

Cautious, wary

18

Chastisement

Punishment

19

Chauvanist

a blindly devoted patriot

20

Chivalrous

Courteous

21

Churl

a bad-tempered person

22

Close

Intimate, confining

23

Coalescing

To come together, uniting a substance as one

24

Cog

a tooth on a gear wheel, one who plays a vital but minor role

25

Cohere

To hold together

26

Coif

Tight fitting cap, hairstyle

27

Col

short ridge connecting 2 mountains

28

Collusion

have an alliance

29

Compact

Formal agreement, a small case for carrying cosmetics

30

Complacent

Self-satisfied

31

Concierge

A hotel service person who assists people with special arrangements

32

Confound

Bewilder, confuse

33

Conjugal

Marital

34

Contemporaries

Alive at the same time

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Contritely

Humbly, with remorse, regret

36

Corollary

Direct result, consiquence

37

Cos

Lettuce with large dark green leaves

38

Digmix

An unpleasant, uncomfortable, or dire occupation unwelcome duty

39

Kex

Dried hemlock

40

Kheda

An enclosure for capturing wild elephants

41

Mansuetude

Tameness; sweetness of temper

42

Meniscus

The curved upper surface of liquid in a tube

43

Mesothesis

That which is put in the middle to serve as a balance

44

Mulm

The organic sediment that settles at the bottom of an aquarium

45

Musnud

The cushioned throne of an Indian prince

46

Myocide

An agent that kills mould

47

Nigroglobulate

To blackball

48

Noria

An apparatus for raising water, made up of buckets attached to a wheel

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Nummamorous

Money loving

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Ogygian

Incomparably ancient,antediluvian