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Bungle-verb

*bollix up*
*Klutz*
To mismanage or make a mess of
Bureaucracy-noun
A complicated system of administrative agencies and officials; the officials themselves
Buttress-noun & verb
(noun) A support or reinforcement

(verb) Tor support or reinforcement
Cajole-verb
To persuade or obtain by flattery or deceit
Callous-adjective
Unfeeling or insensitive
Calumny-noun
A false statement deliberately made up to injure a person.
Candid-adjective
-Fair or impartial

-Frank or outspoken

-Informal or unposed
Cantankerous-adjective

*word may be applied to people, items, and animals*
Foul tempered and quarrelsome
Captious-adjective
-Quick to find petty faults or raise trifling objections: overly demanding or fussy

-Intended to trap, confuse, or show up
catholic-adjective
-Broad or widely inclusive

-General or universal; worldwide
*Red Tape
Excessive formality and routine required before official action can be taken
*Candidate
In ancient Rome a man who wished to be elected to public office wore a white robe while canvassing for votes. That way,he could be recognized wherever he went. Since the Latin word for white is "CANDIDUS" the would be official cam to be known as a "CANDIDATUS" meaning one clothed in white.
*Callow
Callow means immature or inexperienced
**Catholic**
Catholic with a capital C is a proper adjective and means a Christian church or its present day representatives.
*Callus
A hardened peice of skin