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CONVENTION
a generally agreed-pon practice or attitude
CONVOLUTED
complex or complicated
CORRIGIBLE
capable of being set right, correctable, reparable
CORROBORATE
to provide suporting evidence
COUNTENANCE
to approve of or tolerate
COZEN
to deceive, beguile, hoodwink
CRAVEN
contemptibly fainthearted, pusillanimous, lacking any courage
CREDULOUS
too trusting, gullible
CRESCENDO
steadily increasing volume or force
CULPABLE
deserving blame
CYNICISM
an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness
DAMP
to diminish the intensity of something, such as sound or feeling
DAUNT
to intimidate or dismay
DEARTH
smallness of quantity or number; scarcity; lack
DEBACLE
rout, fiasco, complete failure
DECORUM
politeness or appropriateness of conduct or behavior
DEFERENCE
respect, courtesy
DEMUR
to question or oppose
DENIGRATE
blacken, belittle, sully, defame, disparage
DENOUEMENT
an outcome or solution; the unraveling of a plot
DEPRECATE
to disparage or belittle
DEPREDATE
to plunder, pillage, ravage or destroy; to exploit in a predatory manner
DERIDE
to speak of or treat with contempt; to mack
DESICCATE
to dry out thoroughly
DERIVATIVE
unoriginal, obtained from another source
DESUETUDE
disuse
DESULTORY
jumping from one thing to another; disconnected
DETRACTION
slandering, verbal attack, aspersion
DIAPHANOUS
transparent, gauzy
DIATRIBE
an abusive, condemnatory speech