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comestible
fit to be eaten
est
rhymes with "edible"
complement
to make completee
comport
to conduct or behave oneself
com (with)<br />
port (carry)
conduct oneself when you are at the port of authority
compunction
remorseful feeling
com<br /><br />
punc (prick)<br />
together puncture Judas when he hung there.
an unction of puncture which feels remorseful
conflagration
a great fire, as of many buildings, forest, and the like
flag to make it bigger
confluence
the place where streams meet
con + flu
congeal
to coagulate
con + gel, gel is at first liquid and then coagulates to form glue
conjoin
to unite
consternation
panic
panic at the stern of the boat
constrict
to bind
two sides become so strict that they bind TOGETHER
continguous
touching or joining at the edges
the contiguous united states
contumacious
rebellious
con (together)
tuma (tummy)
cornucopia
the horn of plenty, symbol of peace and prosperity
lost of corn on the cops
utopia of the horn
corporeal
of a material nature, physical
corporate and rea
corroboration
confirmation
robots celebration
countervail
to offset
the voting booth/counter has a veil in which all the ballots are offset
covert
concealed, especially for an evil purpose
convert covertly
crass
coarse or thick in nature or structure as opposed to fine or thin
cupidity
avarice
cupid is fat and greedy
cursory
rapid and superficial
cursive
curtail
to cut off or cut short
curl tail to prevent it from being cut off
cynosure
that to which general interest is directed
sino agreement, sure!
Asians are more groupy and focus on the general interest
deign
to deem worthy of notice or account
a dame can reign, like queen esther
deleterious
hurtful, morally or physically
delete
delineate
to represent by sketch or diagram
many liness
deluge
to overwhem with a flood of water
luge looks like and inner tube
lug a huge flood of water behind you
demagogue
an unprincipled politician
dem + magog
denizen
inhabitant
den + citizen
denouement
that part of a play or story where the mystery is cleared up
de - know