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1

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

16

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