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compunction
feeling of uneasiness caused by guilt or regret
conciliatory
overcoming distrust or hostility
condone
to pardon, forgive; overlook, jstify, or excuse a fault
conduit
tube, pipe, or similar passage
conflagration
big, destructive fire
confound
to baffle, confuse
congeal
to become thick or solid, as a liquid freezing, coagulate
congenial
similar in tastes and habits
conglomerate
n. anything composed of heterogeneous materials or elements, also companies; adj. consisting of parts so gathered, clustered; v. to bring together into a cohering mass
consolidate
to combine, incorporate, merge
constrained
forced, compelled, obliged
construe
to explain or interpret
contentious
quarrelsome, disagreeable, belligerent
continence
self-control, self-restraint
contravene
to contradict, deny, act contrary to
contrite
deeply sorrowful and repentant for a wrong
conundrum
riddle, puzzle or problem with no solution
convalescence
gradual recovery after an illness
convene
to meet, come together, assemble
convoluted
twisted, coiled ; complicated, intricately involved
copious
abundant, plentiful
corroborate
to confirm
cosmopolitan
free from local, provincial, or national ideas, prejudices, or attachments, at home all over the world
coterie
small group of people with a similar purpose
covert
hidden, secret
covet
to desire something possessed by another strongly
crass
crude
craven
cowardly
credence
acceptance of something as true or real
creed
statement of belief or principle
culmination
climax, final stage
culpable
guilty
cupidity
greed
curmudgeon
cranky person
cursory
hastily done, superficial
curt
abrupt, blunt
curtail
to shorten
cynic
person who distrusts the motives of others
daunt
to discourage, intimidate
dearth
lack, scarcity, insufficiency
debase
to degrade or lower in quality or stature
drivel
stupid talk; slobber
droll
amusing in an odd way or in a wry, subtle way
dulcet
pleasant sounding, soothing to the ear
dupe
to deceive, trick; a fool or pawn
duplicity
deception, dishonesty, double-dealing
dyspeptic
suffering from indigestion; gloomy and irritable
ebb
to fade away, recede
ebullient
exhilarated, full of enthusiasm and high spirits
eclectic
selecting from various sources
ecstatic
joyful
edict
law, command, official public order
edifice
building
efface
to erase or make illegible
edify
to instruct morally and spiritually
effervescent
bubbling; vivacious, lively
effigy
stuffed doll; likeness of a person
effrontery
shamless or impudent boldness, audacity
effulgent
brilliantly shining
effusive
epressing emotion without restraint