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circuitous

adj. roundabout; not following a direct path

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circumlocution

n. an indirect expression; use of wordy or evasive
language

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circumscribe

v. to draw a line around; to set the limits; to restrict

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circumspect

v. to draw a line around

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circumvent

v. to frustrate as though by surrounding

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civil

adj. polite; civilized; courteous

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clemency

n. mercy; forgiveness; mildness

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cliché

n. an overused saying or idea

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clique

n. an exclusive group bound together by some shared quality or interest

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