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Benign
Kind and gentle mild (climate)
Bequest
Arrangement to give st at death
Berate
Scold sharply
Bereft
To rob or dispossess of sth (material)
Bilge
Bulge the protuberance of a cask
Blandishment
Flattery, coaxing
Blandness
Polite manner, comforting uninteresting
Blithe
Cheerful, causual carefree
Brazen
sth made of brass
Broach
To bring up, announce, to begin to talk about sth
Brook
To tolearate, endure
Cabal
A scheme or group of plotters
Cadge
To beg to survive or get by begging
Cajole
to use flattery or deceit to persuade
Calipers
Metal supports attahced to the legs measuring instrument
Calumny
Slander, aspersion
Cant
Insincere talk/jargon
Cantankerous
bad-tempered, quarrelsome
Canvass
To discuss thoroughly, sort of touting
Centurion
leader of a unit of 100 soldiers
Chary
to be cautious, wary
Chauvinist
A blindly devoted patriot
Churl
Bad-tempered person
Clamor
to shout or complain with lot of noise
Clinch
To come to grips/settle conclusively
Cloture
Close device (in parliament) to end a debate by voting
Coalescing
coming together and uniting into one substance
Coddle
Treat with care and tenderness
Coeval
of the same period, coexisting
congent
strong convincing