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convoke
verb
call together
convoluted
(adjective satellite)
1.highly involved or intricate
2.rolled or coiled together
cord
(noun)
1.a line made of twisted fibers or threads
2.a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs
3.a light insulated conductor for household use
4.a unit of amount of wood cut for burning
5.bind or tie with a cord
6.stack in cords
cordial
(noun)
strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
(adjective satellite) 1.diffusing warmth and friendliness
2.sincerely or intensely felt
3.showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
cordon
(noun)
1.adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
2.cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank
corporeal
(adjective)
having material or physical form or substance

(adjective satellite) affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
correlate
(noun)
either of two correlated variables
(verb)
1.bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation
2.to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
(adjective satellite) mutually related
corroboration
(noun)
confirmation that some fact or statement is true
countenance
(noun)
1.the appearance conveyed by a person's face
2.the human face
3.formal and explicit approval
(verb)
consent to, give permission
counterfeit
(noun)
a copy that is represented as the original
(verb)
make a copy of with the intent to deceive
(adjective)
not genuine; imitating something superior
countervail
(verb)
1.oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
2.compensate for or counterbalance
covert
(noun)
1.a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
2.a flock of coots
(adjective)
secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
(adjective satellite)
of a wife; under the protection of her husband
covetous
(adjective satellite) 1.immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
2.showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
cower
(verb)
1.show submission or fear
2.crouch or curl up
craven
(noun)
an abject coward
(adjective satellite) lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful
turgid
(adjective satellite) 1.abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
2.ostentatiously lofty in style
turmoil
(noun)
1.disturbance usually in protest
2. violent agitation
3. a violent disturbance
turpitude
(noun)
a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
tyro
(noun)
someone new to a field or activity
ulterior
(adjective satellite)
1.coming at a subsequent time or stage
2.beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote
3.lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
uncouth
(adjective satellite) lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
underbid
(verb)
1. bid too low
2.bid lower than a competing bidder
3. bid (a hand of cards) at less than the strength of the hand warrants
undermine
(verb)
1. hollow out as if making a cave or opening
2.destroy property or hinder normal operations
undulate
(verb)
1. increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves
2.move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
3. stir up (water) so as to form ripples
4. occur in soft rounded shapes

(adjective satellite)
having a sinuate margin and rippled surface
unencumbered
(adjective)
free of encumbrance

(adjective satellite)
not burdened with cares or responsibilities
unfeigned
(adjective satellite)
not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
unscathed
(adjective satellite)
wholly unharmed
untoward
(adjective satellite)
1. contrary to your interests or welfare
2. not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
upbraid
(verb)
express criticism towards
urbane
(adjective satellite)
1.marked by wide-ranging knowledge and appreciation of many parts of the world arising from urban life and wide travel
2.characterized by tact and propriety
3. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
vacillation
(noun)
1. changing location by moving back and forth
2. indecision in speech or action
vagary
(noun)
an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.);
vain
(adjective satellite)
1. unproductive of success
2. characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
valiant
(adjective satellite)
1. having or showing valor
valorous
(adjective satellite)
having or showing valor
vanquish
(verb)
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
vapor
(noun)
1.the process of becoming a vapor
2.a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
veer
(verb)
1. shift to a clockwise direction
2. turn sharply; change direction abruptly
venal
(adjective satellite) capable of being corrupted
veneer
(noun)
1. an ornamental coating to a building
2. coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood

(verb)
cover with veneer
venerate
(verb)
regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
veneration
(noun)
1. religious zeal; willingness to serve God
2. a profound emotion inspired by a deity
veracity
(noun)
unwillingness to tell lies
verisimilitude
(noun)
the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true
veritable
(adjective satellite)
not counterfeit or copied
verve
(noun)
an energetic style
vex
(verb)
1. be a mystery or bewildering to
2. subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation
3. change the arrangement or position of
4. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
5. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
viable
(adjective satellite)
1. capable of life or normal growth and development
2. capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
vigilance
(noun)
1. vigilant attentiveness
2. the process of paying close and continuous attention
vigilant
(adjective satellite) carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
vigorous
(adjective satellite) characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity
vilify
(verb)
spread negative information about
vindictive
(adjective satellite) 1.showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
2. disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge
virago
(noun)
1. a large strong and aggressive woman
2. a noisy or scolding or domineering woman
virulent
(adjective)
infectious; having the ability to cause disease

(adjective satellite)
1.harsh or corrosive in tone
2.extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
visceral
(adjective satellite)
1.obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
2.relating to or affecting the viscera
vitiate
(verb)
1. take away the legal force of or render ineffective
2.make imperfect
3.corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
vituperate
(verb)
spread negative information about
vivacious
(adjective satellite) vigorous and active
volatile
(noun)
1. a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor

(adjective satellite)
1. tending to vary often or widely
2. marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments
3. liable to lead to sudden change or violence

(adjective)
evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures