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Caustic
Noun
Able to dissolve or eat away by chemical Reaction

Sharp and Biting

Synonyms Corrosive, keen, cutting

Antonyms Mild Bland
Censor
Noun and Verb
An official who examines works for things considered to be immoral, offensive, or dangerous and remove them.

v. To examine for and remove objectionalble material
Censure
Noun and Verb

n. Open and strong criticism

v. to criticize severly
Chagrin
Noun and Verb
n. Irritation caused by disappointment or frustration

v. to cause such a feeling
Charlatan
Noun
Anyone who claims to have skills or knowledge that he or she doesn't possess
Chronic
Adjective

Continuing over a long period of time
Circuitous
Adjective

Indirect or roundabout
Circumspect
Adjective

Cautious or prudent, tactful
Circumvent
Verb

To get around or avoid
Clandestine
Adjective

Concealed from view so as to hide one's purpose
Coerce
Verb

To force someone into doing somthing against their will by using undue pressure.
Coagent
Adjective

Forceful and convincing; to the point
Cohere
Verb
To hold or stick together
Colaborate
Verb

To work together on some kind of joint project
Compatible
Adjective
Capable of use with some other brand or model
Complacent
Adjective

Overly self satisfied; Smug
Concise
Adjective

Saying alot in a few words
Condone
Verb

To overlook or disregard an offense while implying forgiveness
Confrontation
Noun

A face to face encounter usually suggesting a hostile or defiant attitude
Conjecture
Noun and Verb

n. A conclusion based on inadequate evidence

v. To conclude from inadaquate evidence
Connoiseur
Noun
Someone with informed and discriminating judgment esepecially in the fields of art and literature.
Consensus
Noun

Collective uniformity of opinion
Construe
Verb

To analyze, explain, interpret, or understand
Consummate
Adjective and Verb

adj. Comlete or perfect in the highest degree

v. To bring to completion or perfection
Copious
Adjective

Large in number or quantity
Corpulent
Adjective

Fat and bulky
Corroborate
Verb

To confirm the truth or accuracy of
Counsel
Noun or Verb

n. Advice secured through consultation

v. to advise or recommend as a course of action
Credibility
Noun

The ability to inspire trust or belief
Criterion
Noun

A standard or principle on which to base a judgement or decision
Crucial
Adjective

At a point that will determide the final outcome
Culpable
Adjective

At fault/blameworthy
Cursory
Adjective

Hasty and superficial
Curtail
Verb

To shorten or reduce
Cynical
Adjective

Inclined to doubt or deny the virtuousness or honestey of human motives.
Dapper
Adjective

Neatly and stylishly dressed
Defect
Noun

A flaw or short coming
Defer
Verb

To put of or postpone
Dejected
Adjective

In very low spirits
Delete
Verb

To strike out or remove
Delineate
Verb

To make an accurate line drawing ore diagram of
Dellinquent
Adjective or Noun

adj. Neglectful of a duty or obligation

n. A person who fails to perform a duty
Delude
Verb

To mislead or decieve
Demure
Adjective

Modest and reserved in dress, madder, or behavior.
Denouement
Noun

The point at which the plot of a novel or drama is finally resolved
Desultory
Adjevtive

Shifting from one thing to another without reason or purpose.
Deviate
Verb and Noun

v. To move away from, especially what is considered normal.

n. A person who differs markedly in behavior
Devoid
Adjective

Empty
Devout
Adjective

Deeply religious
Dexterous
Adjective

Skillful in using ones hands
Dilapidated
Adjective

Fallen into disrepair or partial ruin
Dilatory
Adjective

Inclined to put things off
Diligent
Adjective

Hardworking
Dire
Adjective

Dreadful or disastrous
Discomfit
Verb

To defeat or frustrate completely
Disourse
Noun

An oral exchange of ideas or conversation
Discriminate
Verb

To distinguish between two or more things
Disparage
Verb

To speak slightly of or undervalue
Disparity
Noun

Difference or inequality
Distraught
Adjective

Deeply distressed or agitated
Divulge
Verb

To make known
Docile
Adjective

Easy to manage
Dormant
Adjective

Inactive, as if asleep
Drastic
Adjective

Violently forceful and swift
Duplicity
Noun

Deliberate deception in speech or conduct
Electic
Adjective

Choosing what seems best from various sources
Effete
Adjective

Worn out or exausted
Efficacious
Adjective

Capable of producing the desired effect
Effrontory
Noun

Shameless boldness
Elicit
Verb

To draw out or call forth
Elite
Noun

A highly select group of superior individuals
Emaciated
Adjective

Wasted or reduced by starvation, disease or the like
Emanate
Verb

To flow out of
Embellish
Verb

To decorate
Eminent
Adjective

High in rank
Empathy
Noun

A sympathetic understanding of the feelings of someone else
Emulate
Verb

To try to equal or excel at
Enclave
Noun

A country or area lying wholly within the bounadaries of another country or area
Endemic
Adjective

Peculiar to a particular locality
Enigma
Noun

An intenionally obscure statment
Entice
Verb

To lead on by arousing hope or desire
Entreat
Verb

To ask or petition earnestly
Envisage
Verb

To have a mental image of somthing befor it exists
Epithet
Noun

A word or phrase used to describe someone or a group of people
Equanimity
Noun

Calmness or evenness of temper
Equitable
Adjective

Fair or just
Erudite
Adjective

Deeply learned in a specialized area
Esoteric
Adjective

Understood by or intended for only a select few
Ethical
Adjective

In accordance with accepted principles of right and wrong
Ethnic
Adjective

Relating to a small but distinct social group within a population
Euphemism
Noun

The substitution of a relatively inoffensive term for one that is considered too harsh
Exacerbate
Verb

To increase the bitterness or severity of
Exalt
Verb

To elevate in power or position
Exemlary
Adjective

Worthy of imitation
Exigency
Noun

A state of urgency or a situation demanding immediate attention