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compatible
agreeing
compusure
calmness
conciliatory
tending to sooth or reconcile
concise
saying much in few words; brief and to the point
condone
to forgive or overlook
conspicuous
clearly visible; remarkable
copious
abundant
corroborate
to confirm
crass
coarse; stupid
criterion
standard for judging a test
cryptic
secret; having a hidden meaning
cursory
without attention to details
dearth
shortage
debilitate
to weaken
decadence
decay; decline
deference
great respect
deflate
to let the air out of; to reduce in size or importance
delineate
to describe in words; to sketch
demeanor
behavior
denunciation
expression of strong disapproval made openly or publicly
deprecate
to express strong disapproval of
derogatory
tending to lower in estimation; degrading
desecrate
to treat with disrespect; usually something sacred
despot
monarch with unlimited power
deter
to discourage; to keep someone from doing something
devious
not straight forward; lying; roundabout
devoid
entirely without; lacking
diatribe
a denunciation; bitter verbal attack
didactic
intended to instruct
diffuse
spread out; wordy
diminunition
a lessening
discerning
keenly perceptive; shrewd
disdain
a feeling of contempt for anything that is regarded as unworthy; scorn
dismatle
to pull down; to take apart
disparage
to discredit; to belittle
disparity
lack of equality; difference
disperse
to send off in different directions
disposition
nature, tendency
dissipated
indulging excessively in sensual pleasures; use wastefully and extravagantly
distraught
in a state of mental conflict and confusion; distracted
cajole
to persuade by pleasant words or false promises
callous
unfeeling; insenstive
capitualte
to surrender
capricious
changeable; fickle
carping
complaining
catalyst
someone or something that brings about change
catharsis
an emotional purification or relief
caustic
stingy, biting
celestial
haveing to do with the heavens; divine
censure
to blame; to critisize adversely
chastise
to criticise severely
chimerical
absurd; wildly fanciful
chronic
lasting a long time; constant
circumspect
careful
clairvoyant
having exceptional insight
clandestine
secret
clemency
mercy; mildness
coalesce
to grow together; to combine
colloquial
conversational; used in informal speech and writing
commiserate
to sympathize with; to feel sorrow for another's suffering.