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Booty
Stolen money or goods
boreal
Northern
Borne
carried; put up with
botch
to mess up
bountiful
plentiful
bounty
reward; generosity
bourgeoisie
middle class
bovine
pertaining to cows or cattle
bowdlerize
to censor; to remove offensive passage from play novel.
braggart
one who boast
brandish
to shake or wave weapon violently
brash
offensively bold
bravado
a show of courage; false bravery
brawn
muscular strength
brazen
shameless
breach
a violation; a gap
breadth
width
brevity
breifness
brigand
a robber
brine
salt water
brisk
lively; quick
bristling
showing irration
broach
to introduce
cabal
a small, secret group
cache
a hiding place
cacophony
harsh or unpleasant sound
cadaverous
pale; ghastly; corpselike
cadence
rhythm; beat
ceasura
pause
cajole
to coax; to persuade
calamitous
causing trouble or misery; disastrous
caliber
degree of worth
bronchial
pertain to th e windpipe
browbeat
to bully; to intimidate
bruit
to spread the news
brunt
shock, force, or impact, as of a blow
buccaneer
a pirate
bucolic
pertaining to countryside; rural
bugbear
something causing fear
bulbous
swollen; shaped like a bulb
bulwark
a strong defense
bumptious
conceited; arrogant
bungle
to do things clumsily
bureauscracy
system of government through department
burgeon
to flourish; to grow rapidly
burlesque
a speech or action that treats a serious subject with ridicule
burly
muscular; husky
burnish
to polish
buttress
any prop or support
calligraphy
fancy handwriting
callous
unyeilding; insentsitive
callow
young and inexperienced
calumny
a false accusation; slander
camaraderie
loyalty; friendship
canard
a false story, report, or rumor
candor
honesty; openness; frankness
canny
shrewd
canon
rule;law standard
cant
insincere statements usually made in a singsong tone
catankerous
bad-tempered; quarrelsome
canter
smooth, easy apace; gallop
canvass
to make a survey
capacious
spacious; roomy
captious
hard to please; faultfinding
carpace
shell; hard, protective covering
carcinogenic
causing cancer
cardinal
principal
careen
to swerve; to swerve; to dip to one side
caricature
an exaggerated portrayal
carnage
slaughter; massacre
carnal
sensual; sexual
carouse
to engage in a noisy, drunken party
carp
a type of fish; to complain
carrion
decaying fish
carte blanche
freedom to use one's own judgement
cartel
association of business firms
cascade
a waterfall
caste
social class
castigate
to punish
casualty
an accident; one who is hurt in an accident
cataclysm
a violent change
catacomb
underground burial place
catalyst
person or thing that speeds up a result
cataract
large waterfall; abnormality of the eye
cathartic
cleansing
catholic
universal
caucus
a private meeting
caustic
sarcastic; severely critical; corrosive
cauterize
to burn
cavalcade
a procession; a sequence of events
cavalier
a haughty and casually indifferent person
caveat
a warning
cavil
to quibble; to argue
cavort
to leap about; to frolic
celerity
speed; swiftness
clibate
unmarried
censure
to criticize sharply
centrifugal
moving away from the center
cerebration
thinking; using one's brain
certitude
sureness; certainty
cessation
a stopping; a discontinuance
chafe
to irritate; to annoy
chaff
worthless matter
chagrin
embarrassment; complete loss of courage
champ
to bite impatiently; to show impatience
charisma
great appeal or attraction
charlatan
a fake; a quack
charnel
cemetery; tomb
chary
careful; caustious
chaste
pure; virtuous
chattel
slave
chauvinism
fanatical devotion to one's country, sex religious etc
cherub
angel; an innocent person
chic
stylish; fashionable
chicanery
trickery; deception
chide
to scold