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catalyst
noun

something that brings about change in something else
catholic
adj

universal; broad and comprehensive; extensive
caustic
adj

biting in wit; burning or stinging
censure
verb

to criticize severely; officially rebuke
chary
adj

wary; cautious
chasten
verb

chastize or correct; subdue
chauvinist
noun

one who is prejudiced in favor of a group to which he belongs
chicanery
noun

trickery; deception by means of craft or guile
chimera
noun

illusion; originally an imaginary fire-breathing she-monster
churlish
adj

boorish, vulgar, difficult or intractable
circumspect
adj

cautious, aware of potential consequences
cloying
adj

excessive; sickly-sweet
coalesce
verb

to come together into one; amalagamate
coda
noun

something that concludes or completes
coffer
noun

chest for money; strongbox
cogent
adj

convincing and well-reasoned; sound, valid
collusion
noun

collaboration; conspiracy
commensurate
adj

matching, corresponding, or appropriate in size, degree, or amount
condone
verb

to pardon, to overlook, to disregard
connoisseur
noun

an expert or one of disciminating tastes
consequential
adj

pompous; self-important
contemn
verb

to scorn or despise
contentious
adj

argumentative; disagreeable
contiguous
adj

sharing a border, touching, adjacent
contumacious
adj

rebellious
contrite
adj

repentant, seeking forgiveness
convoluted
adj

difficult, intricate, byzantine
corrigible
adj

able to be corrected or set right
corroborate
verb

to support with evidence
cosset
verb

to pamper, treat with great care
coterie
noun

a small intimate group having the same purpose; clique
countenance
verb

to approve or tolerate
cozen
verb

to deceive, beguile, hoodwink
you cozened my dozen
craven
adj

lacking courage; timid
the craven lion