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confounded
confused or amazed
coddle
to treat tenderly
contingent
possible
colloquial
informal conversation or phrase
contentious
argumenative; quarrelsome
compulsory
required
conjure
to call upon or to command a devil or spirit to practice magic; cast a spell on
component
elements or parts
conjecture
to guess or speculate
complicity
partnership in wrongful act
configuration
shape
compunction
uneasiness; remorse
conduit
pipe or tube
concentrate
to think deeply; to increase in strength or degree
connoisseur
an expert
cohort
colleague; associate; partner
congenial
friendly
concede
to admit
contemptuous
scornful; hateful; (to disdain)
clandestine
secretive; private
construe
to interpret
conclusive
end result
concur
to agree with
comely
attractive
consummate
to complete or perfect
concession
allowance; the act of yielding
connote
imply
concise
to the point; brief
condescend
to talk down to someone
conclave
secret meeting
conducive
leading to
concourse
a crowd; a wide street
condign
deserved
conciliate
to soothe the anger of; to win over
consanguinity
close relationship by blood
conception
a beginning; original plan
confluent
flowing together
cogent
convincing
contravene
to oppose
coffer
a strongbox
congregate
to assemble
cherub
an innocent person
conflagration
a large fire
compliant
yielding; submissive
conundrum
a riddle or puzzle
compensatory
paying back
conjugal
pertaining to marriage
chronic
long-lasting
conformity
doing the same as others
complement
to make whole; to complete
constrict
to shrink
cleave
to split something apart; to stick or cling to something
constituents
supporters
colossal
huge; enormous
consort
a husband or wife; to associate or join
clime
climate; region
concord
agreement
chivalrous
courteous; courageous
congruent
in agreement
collate
to put together in order
contusion
a bruise
cognizant
aware
condone
to excuse; to overlook; to forgive
compendium
brief summary
consecrate
to make holy
clairvoyant
having great insight; keenly perceptive
contagious
infectious
complacent
satisfied; smug; overly competent
consternation
confusion or panic
clarion
clear and shrill
constraints
limitations
collusion
conspiracy; agreement to commit a crime
congeal
to thicken
cliche'
a trite or worn-out expression
concomitant
accompanying
commence
to begin
contumacious
disobedient; stubborn
claustrophobia
fear of enclosed space
congenital
existing at birth
clamor
noise
conglomerate
mass; large corporation
coincide
to occur simultaneously
consensus
general agreement
collage
collection of various bits and pieces
contort
to distort
clique
a small, exlusive group
contentious
ready to argue; quarrelsome
chimerical
imaginary; fantastic; unreal
contrary
opposite to
citadel
to fortress
contemporary
current; modern
circumlocution
roundabout way of speaking
connubial
relating to marriage
civility
politeness
console
to comfort
commemorate
honoring; remembering
condolence
expression of sorrow
cite
to quote a passage, book, author, etc; to refer to an example
connivance
conspiracy
clamber
to blimb with effort or difficulty
consonant
in agreement or harmony
churlish
rude
contrite
sorrowful; remorseful; apologetic
cognate
related; relevant
confiscate
to seize
compatible
agreeable; harmonious
conspicuous
obvious; easily seen
cipher
a thing of no value
commendation
praise
clemency
mercy; leniency
coerce
to force
choleric
easily angered
concentric
having a common center
chicanery
trickery
clientele
customers
coalesce
to blend; to merge; to fuse
commodious
spacious
chide
criticize
communal
shared
circumvent
to surround or entrap; to go around or by-pass
compel
to force
cohesive
tending to stick
commensurate
proportionate
clout
(colloquial) power; influence
circumscribe
to encircle
comprehensive
all inclusive
clangor
harsh ringing sound
concoct
to invent
commiserate
to express pity for
collateral
security for payment
circuitous
indirect
composure
calmness of mind or manner
compact
firmly packed; a treaty
coherent
logically connected; consistent
cogitate
to think; to consider carefully
clarify
to make clear
cleft
split; divided
cloistered
secluded; confined
concave
curved inward
combustible
capable of catching fire easily
combative
argumentative
cloven
divided; split
compromise
ti agree; to settle by concession
collaborate
to work together; to cooperate
chic
stylish