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conglomeration
mass of material sticking together
congruence
correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship
confier
pine tree; cone-bearing tree
conjecture
infer on the basis of insufficient data; surmise; guess
conjugal
pertaining to marriage
conjure
summon a devil; practice magic; imagine or invent
connivance
pretense of ignorance of something worng; assistance; permission to offend
connoisseur
person competent to act as a judge of art, etc.; a lover of an art
connotation
suggested or implied meaning of an expression
connubial
pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
consaguinity
kinship
conscientious
scrupulous; careful
conscript
draftee; person forced into military service
consecrate
dedicate; sanctify
consensus
general agreement; opinion reached by a group as a whole
consequential
pompous; self-important
conservatory
school of the fine arts (especially music or drama)
consign
deliver officially; entrust; set apart
consistency
absence of contradictions; dependablitity
console
lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort
consolidation
unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger
consonance
harmony; agreement
consort
associate with; husband or wife
conspiracy
treacherous plot
constituent
supporter
constraint
compulsion; repression of feelings
construe
explain; interpret
consummate
wholly without flaw
contagion
infection
contaminate
pollute
contempt
scorn; disdain
contend
stuggle; compete; assert earnestly
contention
claim; thesis
contentious
quarrelsome
contest
dispute
context
writings preceding and following the passage quoted
contiguous
adjacent to; touching upon
continence
self-restraint; sexual chastity
contingent
dependent on; conditional
contortions
twistings; distortions
contraband
illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods
contravene
contradict; oppose; infringe on or transgress
contrite
penitent
contrived
forced; artificial; not spontaneous
controvert
oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict
contumacious
disobedient; resisting authority
contusion
bruise
conundrum
riddle; difficult problem
convene
assemble
convention
social or moral custom; established practice
conventional
ordinary; typical
converge
approach; tend to meet; come together
conversant
familiar with
converse
opposite
convert
one who has adopted a different religion or opinion
convex
curving outward
conveyance
vehicle; transfer
conviction
judgments that someone is guilty of a crime; stongly held belief
convivial
festive; gay; characterized by joviality
convoke
call together
convoluted
coiled around; involved; intricate
copious
plentiful
coquette
flirt
cordial
gracious; heartfelt
cordon
extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress
cornice
projecting molding on building (usually above columns)
cornucopia
horn overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abdundance
corollary
consequence; accompaniment
corporeal
bodily; material
corpulent
very fat
correlation
mutual relationship
corroborate
confirm; support
corrode
destroy by chemical action
corrosive
eating away by chemicals or disease
corrugated
wrinkled; ridged
cosmic
pertaining to the universe; vast
coterie
group that meets socially; select circle
countenance
approve; tolerate; face
countermand
cancel; revoke