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blurt
utter impulsively
bluster
blow in heavy gusts;threaten emptily;bully
bode
foreshadow;portend
bolt
door bar;fastening pin or screw;length of fabric;fasten down;dash or dart off;GOBBLE DOWN.
bouillon
clear beef soup
bourgeios
middle class;selfish;materialistic;dully conventional
bowdlerize
expurgate;censor
brackish
somewhat salty
brandish
wave around;flourish
brazen
insolent;arrogant
brindled
tawny or grayish with streaks or spots
brocade
rich;figured fabric
brooch
ornamental clasp
brook
tolerate;endure
buccaneer
pirate[// reference to the 1s on ships]
buffet
table with food also slap;batter;knock out
buffoonery
clowning
bugaboo
bugbear;object of baseless terror
bullion
gold and silver in form of bars
bulwark
earthwork or other strong defense;a person who defends
bungle
mismanage;blunder
cache
hiding place
cadaverous
corpse;deadlike
caldron
large kettle
callous
hardened
canard
unfounded rumour
canker
any ulcerous sore;evil
canny
shrewd;thrifty
cantata
story set to music;to be sung in chorus
canter
slow gallop;fastest pace of horse
canto
division of long poem
canvass
determine or seek opnions;votes
carafe
glass water bottle;decanter;wide mouthed bottle used to serve beverages
carapace
shell covering turtle,crab etc
careen
lurch;sway 4m side to side
carillon
set of bells capable of being played
carnage
destruction of life
carnal
fleshly
carousal
drunken revel
carrion
rotten flesh of dead body
cascade
/
cataract
small waterfall
/
great waterfall
cataclysm
upheaval;deluge
catapult
machine or devise used to launch airplane
catcall
shout disapproval
catechism
book for religious inst;inst by qs and ans form
categorical
without exception;unqualified;absolute
catharsis

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cathartic
purging or cleaning any passage of body
/
purgative,cleaning by medicenes
caucus
private meeting
caulk
to make watertight
cavalier
casual and offhand;arrogant
cavil
to make frivolous/trivial objections
cede
yield;surrender formally
celibate
unmarried;abstaining from sexual intercourse
centaur
mythical figure;half horse and half man
cerebration
thought
certitude
certain
cession
surrender of territory to another;ceding
chalice
goblet;consecrated/sacred cup
chafe
warm by rubbing/make sore[by rubbing]
chaff
worthless products of endeavors
categorical
without exception;unqualified;absolute
catharsis

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cathartic
purging or cleaning any passage of body
/
purgative,cleaning by medicenes
caucus
private meeting
caulk
to make watertight
cavalier
casual and offhand;arrogant
cavil
to make frivolous/trivial objections
cede
yield;surrender formally
celibate
unmarried;abstaining from sexual intercourse
centaur
mythical figure;half horse and half man
cerebration
thought
certitude
certain
cession
surrender of territory to another;ceding
chalice
goblet;consecrated/sacred cup
chafe
warm by rubbing/make sore[by rubbing]
chaff
worthless products of endeavors/mock,good natured ridicule or teasing
chasm
abyss;depth
chassis
framework and working parts of automobile
check
stop motion;curb;restraint
chaste/
chasten/
chastise
pure/
discipline;punish to correct/
punish
checkered
marked by changes in fortune
chide
scold
chisel
tool for cutting also swindle or cheat
chivalrous
courteous;faithful;brave
chortle
chuckle with delight
ciliated
having minute hairs or 1 celled animal
cipher
secret code
circumspect
prudent;cautious
circumvent
outwit;baffle
cistern
reservoir;water tank
citadel
fortress;fort which protects every1
clairvoyant
fortune teller;having forsight
clangor
/clapper/
/clarion
loud;resounding noise/
striker[tongue] of bell/
shrill;trumpet like sound
clemency
disposition to be lenient;mildness as of weather
clientele
body of customers
cloister
monastery;convent
clout
great influence
cloying
distasteful[because of excessive]sweet or sentimental
codicil
supplement to the body of a will
cog
tooth projecting from wheel[bicycle]
cognate
related linguistically;allied by blood;similar or akin in nature
cognitive
having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental process
cognizance
knowledge
cohorts
armed band
colander
utensil with perforated bottom for straining
colossus
gigantic statue
collate
examine in order to verify authenticity;arrange in order
collation
light meal
colloquial/colloquy
informal;pertaining to conversational or common speach
collusion-conspiring in fraudulent scheme/

colossal
huge
comestible
something fit to be eaten
comeuppance
rebuke;censure;deserts
comity
courtesy;civility
commiserate
feel or express pithy or sympathy
compendium
brief comprehensive
complacency
self satisfaction;smugness
complaisant
trying to please;obliging
complicity
involvement
comport
bear 1s self;behave
compunction
remorse;regret
conceit
vanity or self love;whimsical idea;extravagant metaphor
concentric
having common center
conception
beginning;forming of idea
conclave
private meeting
concomitant
that which accompanies
concur
agree
condescend
bestow courtesies with superior air
condign
adequate
condiments
seasons;spices
conduit
adequate;passageways for fluids
confluence
flowing together
confound
puzzle;confuse
congeal
freeze;coagulate
conifer
pine tree;cone bearing tree
conjecture
surmise;guess
conjure
summon a devil;practice magic;imagine or invent
connivance
accomplice;pretense to ignore something wrong;assisting;permission to offend
connoisseur
lover of art or act as judge
connubial
pertaining to marriage or matrimonial state
consanguinity
kinship
conscientious
careful;scrupulous
conservatory
school of arts
consign
deliver officially;entrust;set apart
consort
associate with/husband or wife
construe
explain;interpret
contagion
infection
contention
/
contentious
claim;thesis
/
quarrelsome
continence
/
contingent
self-restraint;sexual chastity
/
dependent on;conditional
contortions
twistings;windings
contumacious
disobedient;resisting authority
contrusions
bruise
convene
assemble
conventional
ordinary
converse
opposite
conveyance
vehicle;transfer
cornice
projecting molding on building[usually above columns]
corollary
consequence;accompaniment
corpulent
very fat
countenance[v]
/[n]
approve;tolerate/
face
countermand
cancel;revoke
contingent
/
conversant
group that makes up part of gathering
/
familiar with
coup
highly successful;sudden action
covenant
agreement
covetous
avarice;eagerly desirous
cow
terrorize;intimidate
crabbled
sour;peevish
crabbed
/
crass
querulous
/
very unrefined;grossly insensible
credence
belief
credo;creed
system of religious or ethical belief
crone
hag;withered;witch like old woman
crochety
eccentric;whimsical
cull
pick out;reject
culmination
attainment to the highest point
culvert
artificial channel for water
cupidity
greed
curator
manager;supreintendent
curmudgeon
churlish;miserly individual
cursory
casual;hastily done
cynical
/
cynosure
skeptical or distrustful of human motives
/
object of general attention
dabble
work at non serious fashion;splash around
dals
raised platform for guests of honor
dally
trifle with;procastinate
dank
damp;moist;humid
dapper
neat and trim
dappled
spotted
daub
smear[with paint]
debauch
corrupt;seduce from virtue
debiliate
weaken;enfeeble
debonair
friendly;aiming to please
debunk
expose as false;worthless;exaggerated
decadence
decay
decant
pour off gently
decapitate
behead;cut off head
abominable
detestable;extremely unpleasant;very bad
gallant
chivalrous;courageous
oafish
rude;boorish