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cache
hiding place
cacophonous
sounding discordant; terrible and generally unpleasant to listen to; the opposite of euphonious
cadaver
corpse
cajole
to coax
callous
unfeeling; unsympathetic
calumniate
to slander
candor
frankness; candidness
cantankerous
ill-natured; quarrelsome
capacious
spacious
capitulate
to surrender
capricious
unpredictabl; following whim
captious
fault-finding
carrion
rotting flesh
castigate
to punish
cathartic
cleansing; allowing a release of tension or emotion
caustic
burning; characterized by a bitter wit
cauterize
to burn tissue
cavil
to raise unnecessary or trivial objections
celerity
swiftness; speed
celibacy/celibate
without sex; unmarried
censor
to remove inappropriate stuff
OR
someone who censors things
censure
to criticize; blame
cerebration
thought
chagrin
embarrassment
charlatan
quack; someone who pretends hes someone he's not
chaste
pure; unspoiled; virginal
chicanery
trickery
chimerical
far out; bizarre; really heady
choleric
hot-tempered; easily made "hot under the collar"
churlish
boorish; rude
ciliated
having tiny hairs
circumspect
prudent; cautious
clemency
mildness of temper - especially leniency toward an enemy or in sentencing a criminal
cogent
clear; logical ;well-thought-out
cogitate
to think about deeply and carefully
cognizant
fully informed and aware; conscious
comely
attractive; agreeable
comestible
food
commensurate
equal; proportionate
commiserate
to sympathize; be miserable together
comport
to behave in a particular way
compunction/contrition
strong uneasiness caused by guilt/remorse/repentance
concupiscence
sexual desire; lust; sensuality
concurrent
at the same time
congenital
existing at birth
conjecture
statement made without adequate evidence
conjugal
pertaining to marriage
contort
twist; bend
controversial
of, relating to, or causing dispute
convoke
to call together; to cause to assemble
corporal
of the body; bodily
corpulent
obese; having a fat body
corroborate
to testify in agreement
countermand
to cancel a command
covert
concealed, secret
cower
to quiver; shrink from fear
crass
uncultured
credulity
gullibility
crestfallen
dejected
crux
main point; central issue; heart of the matter
cull
to select; weed out
cupidity
greed; avarice