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counterpart
a thing that completes another; things very much alike
coup
highly successful action or sudden attack
couple
join; unite
courier
messenger
covenant
agreement
covert
secret; hidden; implied
covetous
avaricious; eagerly desirous of
cow
terrorize; intimidate
cower
shrink quivering, as from fear
coy
shy; modest; coquettish
cozen
cheat; hoodwink; swindle
crabbed
sour; peevish
crass
very unrefined; grossly insensible
craven
cowardly
credence
belief
credo
creed
credulity
belief on slight evidence
creed
system of religious or ethical belief
crescendo
increase in thevolume or intensity, as in a musical passage; climax
crestfallen
dejected; dispirited
crevice
crack; fissure
cringe
shrink back, as if in fear
criteria
standards used in judging
crone
hag
crotchety
eccentric; whimsical
crux
essential or main point
crypt
secret recess or vault usually used for burial
cryptic
mysterious; hidden; secret
cubicle
small chamber used for sleeping
cuisine
style of cooking
culinary
relating to cooking
cull
pick out; reject
culmination
attainment of highest point
culpable
deserving blame
culvert
artificial channel for water
cumbersome
heavy; hard to manage
cumulative
growing by addition
cupidity
greed
curator
superintendent; manager
curmudgeon
churlish, miserly individual
cursive
flowing, running
cursory
casual; hastily done
curtail
shorten; reduce
cynical
skeptical or distrustful or human motives
cynosure
object of general attention
dabble
work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around
dais
raised platform for guests of honor
dally
trifle with; procrastinate
damp
lessen in intensity; diminish; mute
dank
damp
dapper
neat and trim
dappled
spotted
daub
smear (as with paint)
daunt
intimidate; frighten
dauntless
bold
dawdle
loiter; waste time
deadlock
standstill; stalemate
deadpan
wooden; impassive
dearth
scracity
debacle
sudden downfall; complete disaster
debase
reduce the quality or value; lower in esteem; degrade
debauch
corrup; seduce from virtue
debilitate
weaken; enfeeble
debonair
urbane and suave; amiable; cheerful adn carefree
debris
rubble
debunk
expose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.
debutante
young woman making formal entrance into society
decadence
decay
decant
pour off gently
decapitate
behead
decelerate
slow down