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compile
to put together (documents, selections, or other materials) in one book or work. To gather
complacency
A feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially when coupled with an unawareness of danger, trouble, or controversy.
compliance
1. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding.
2. a tendency to yield readily to others, esp. in a weak and subservient way.
composure
steadiness of mind under stress
comprehensive
1. of large scope; covering or involving much; inclusive: a comprehensive study of world affairs.
concede
1. to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit: He finally conceded that she was right.
conciliatory
To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease.
To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
concise
expressing or covering much in few words; brief in form but comprehensive in scope; succinct; terse: a concise
concur
To be of the same opinion; agree:
condone
1. to disregard or overlook (something illegal, objectionable, or the like).
2. to give tacit approval to: By his silence, he seemed to condone their behavior.
conflagration
A large destructive fire.
confound
to perplex or amaze, esp. by a sudden disturbance or surprise; bewilder; confuse
consensus
1. majority of opinion
2. general agreement or concord; harmony.
constraint
limitation or restriction.
con·tend
to struggle in opposition
Contentious
tending to argument or strife; quarrelsome: a contentious crew.
contract
to draw together or into smaller compass; draw the parts of together: to contract a muscle.
conviction
a fixed or firm belief.
cordial
courteous and gracious; friendly; warm: a cordial reception.
corroborate
to make more certain; confirm: He corroborated my account of the accident.
credulity
willingness to believe or trust too readily, esp. without proper or adequate evidence; gullibility.
criterion
a standard of judgment or criticism; a rule or principle for evaluating or testing something.
cryptic
mysterious in meaning; puzzling; ambiguous: a cryptic message.
cursory
going rapidly over something, without noticing details; hasty; superficial: a cursory glance at a newspaper article.
curtail
to cut short; cut off a part of; abridge; reduce; diminish.
decorum
dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress, etc.
deference
respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, will, etc., of another.
degradation
the act of degrading.
delineate
to trace the outline of; sketch or trace in outline; represent pictorially:
denounce
to condemn or censure openly or publicly: to denounce a politician as morally corrupt.