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cabal
a clique; a small group joined in a secret intrigue; a conspiracy
cache
secret hiding place
cacophony
discord, harsh sound, dissonance
cadence
balanced, rhythmic flow, as of poetry or oratory
cadge
to sponge, beg, or mooch
cajole
coax
callous
hardened, unfeeling
callow
youthful, inexperienced
calumniate
to slander, make a false accusation
calumny
false accusation, slander
camaraderie
comradeship; good fellowship
canard
a made-up sensational story
candid
frank, open, honest
candor
frankness or sincerity of expression, openness
cant
insincere or almost meaningless talk
cantankerous
怒りっぽい、口論好きの、気難しい
capacitor
condenser (蓄電器)
capillary
capitulate
to surrender, make terms
capitulate
capricious
fanciful, whimsical
captious
critical; quick to find fault; quibbling
carapace
甲羅
carburetor
cardinal
basic importance or consequence; primary
caret
an insertion mark (^)
carnage
slaughter
caste
a distinct social class or system
castigate
to correct by punishing
catastrophic
disastrous
catharsis
purification; a release of strong feeling or tension(浄化)
caucus
a meeting of a group of political party leaders(党員集会)
caustic
sarcastic, biting
celerity
speed, rapidity
cessation
a stopping
chafe
to annoy, vex, irritate
chagrin
feeling of disappointment, humiliation
champion
to fight for, defend, or support
charisma
quality of leadership inspiring enthusiasm
charlatan
pretender, fraud
chary
wary, cautious
chasten
to chastise or correct(罰する、鍛錬する)
chauvinist
one blindly devoted to a group of which is one is a member
chestnut
an old, frequently repeated joke
chicanery
trickery, underhandedness
chill
to affect with or as if with cold
chimerical
visionary, imaginary, fantastic
chisel
のみ、彫刻刀
chop
to cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool
churlish
boorish; surly(野卑な、無作法な、けちな)
chute
a waterfall or rapid
clamor
a loud outcry, a loud sustained noise
clandestine
secret, undercover
cleanse
to free from dirt or guilt
clergy
聖職者、僧侶
clich
a commonplace phrase
cling
to adhere to something, emotionally attached
clique
small, exclusive group of people
coagulate
凝固する、固まる
coda
a conclusion or closing part of a statement
coddle
to spoil; to pamper
coerce
to force
cogent
forceful, convincing, persuasive
cognizant
aware
coherent
sticking together
collate
to examine carefully to note disagreement
colonel
a commissioned rank in the U.S. Army
color
to misrepresent, esp. by exaggeration
comely
beautiful, handsome
commensurate
matching, corresponding in degree, size, amount, etc.
commodious
large, spacious
compassion
sympathetic feeling, kindness
compatible
harmonious, well-matched
compelling
driving or forcing, tending to convince
compensatory
serving to pay back
complacent
self-satisfied
complaisant
willing to please; tending to consent to other's wishes
complicity
partnership in wrongdoing
component
element
compose
to make (oneself) calm or tranquil
compound
increase or add to
comprehensive
thorough
concede
to yield; to admit
concoct
to devise
concomitant
accompanying, attending(両立する、相伴う、付随する)
concur
agree
concussion
a violent jarring, a shock (脳震盪)
condemn
to express strong disapproval of
condescend
to stoop, lower oneself
condolence
pity
condone
to excuse, pardon
conducive
leading, helpful
conduit
a channel for liquid; a tube; a pipe
confidant
one to whom you confide your secrets
confiscate
押収する、没収する
conflagration
great fire
confront
to come face to face with
congeal
凍る、凝結する、硬直する
congenial
sympathetic, agreeable
conjecture
guess
conjecture
judgment based on incomplete evidence
conjugal
relating to marriage
conjure
to bring about unexpectedly as by magic(魔法をかける)
connive
見て見ぬふりをする、黙認する
connoisseur
expert
connubial
relating to marriage
conscientious
influenced by conscience
conscript
徴収兵
consign
委託する、預ける、委ねる
consternation
dismay(驚愕、仰天、恐怖、狼狽)
constrict
to limit, bind, squeeze
construe
to make a deduction, to infer
consummate
complete, of the highest degree(この上ない)
contagion
disease transmission by contact
contemn
to scorn or despise
contemptuous
expressing a feeling that something is worthless
contort
to twist violently
contrite
crushed in spirit by a feeling of guilt
controversial
debatable
contusion
打撲傷
conundrum
難問、なぞなぞ
conveyance
運搬、輸送、伝導、伝達
convivial
festive; sociable
coop
鶏小屋、かご、囲い
cope
to be a match for, to be able to handle
copious
ample, abundant, plentiful
cordon
a line of people stationed around an area to guard it
corpse
a dead body
corpulent
fleshy, obese, excessively fat
corral
牛や馬用の囲い
corroborate
to confirm, support
cortege
a group of attendants accompanying a person; a ceremonial procession
coterie
small group having something in common
countenance
to approve of or tolerate
countenance
to tolerate, approve
counterfeit
a fake currency(偽者、偽札、偽造品)
coup
revolution
courteous
礼儀正しい、丁寧な
cove
入り江、奥まった場所、谷間
covert
secret, hidden
covet
want, envy, wish
coward
one who shows fear in the face of danger
cozen
to deceive, beguile
crave
to desire
craven
cowardly
crib
ベビーベッド、家畜小屋、ちっぽけな家
criterion
model, standard, test
cryptic
puzzling
culminate
reach the highest point
culpable
deserving blame
culprit
the guilty person
cumbersome
unwieldy, burdensome
cumulative
accumulated
cupidity
greed
curator
one who oversees, as the administrative director of a museum
curry
to seek favor by flattery
cursory
hasty, not thorough
curtail
to cut short
cynic
pessimist, skeptic
contravene
To act or be counter to; violate; To oppose in argument