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Cacophony
jarring, unpleasant noise
Cajole
to flatter, coax, persuade
Callous
thick-skinned, insensitive
Callow
immature, lacking sophistication
Candor
honesty of expression
Canny
smart; founded on common sense
Capitulate
to submit completely, surrender
Capricious
implusive, whimsical, without much thought
Castigate
to punish, chastise, criticize severly
Catalyst
something causing change without being changed
Catholic
universal; broad and comprehensive
Caucus
smaller group within an organization; a meeting of such a group
Caustic
biting, sarcastic; able to burn
Cede
to surrender possession of something
Censorious
severly critical
Cessation
temporary or complete halt
Chagrin
shame, embarrassment, humiliation
Champion (v.)
to defend or support
Charlatan
quack, fake
Chary
watchful, cautious, extremely shy
Chastise
to punish, discipline, scold
Chide
to scold, express disapproval
Chromatic
relating to color
Circuitous
roundabout
Circumscribe
to encircle; set limits on, confine