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Cabal
Intrigue; A group plotting secretly.
Cache
Hiding Place
Cadaverous
Haggard; ghastly pale
Cadence
Rhythm
Callow
Immature.
Calumny
False, malicious accusation.
Calvary
A sad and emotional painful moment.
Camaraderie
Trust, sociability amongst friends
Canard
An absurb rumor circulated to deceive the public.
Candid
(1) Frank; honest
(2) An informal photograph or snapshot.
Canonical
Conforming to church law.
Cant
Slang.
Canter
a smooth, easy pace.
Caper
Skip.
Captious
Quick to find petty fault; extra critical
Cardinal
of major importance.
"Cardinal rule"
Careen
Tip over
Carnal
Sensual;Sexual
Carrion
Decaying flesh
cartel
a group of companies trying to control a market ("oil cartel")
Castigate
To punish or criticize
Cataclysm
Disaster
cavalcade
a procession involving people on horses or in vehicles
cavalier
indifferent ("cavalier attitude")
celibate
bachelor
chafe
to irritate
chalice
a cup
charlatan
pretender of knowledge; a fake
cherubic
angelic
chide
to scold
choleric
ill-tempered
circumlocutory
wordy
circumspect
cautious
circumvent
to evade by means of deception
citadel
a stronghold
clarion
trumpet; sounds of trumpets.
clemency
mercy
cogent
strongly persuasive or compelling
Cohort
A close friend
comely
pleasant to look at; pleasing and wholesome in appearance
commiserate
to share in another's sorrow or disappointment
compendium
summary
comport
to agree with ("does not comport with the facts")
con
to read carefully
concomitant
accompanying
condign
deserved.
condiment
a sauce, relish or spice used to season food.
confabulate
to chat or talk informally.
Congenital
Existing at birth
Conglomeration
Mass of varied elements
Connive
To plot; to conspire
consanguineous
Related by blood; of common lineage
consortium
an alliance
consummate
(adj.) perfect; (verb) to complete or finalize
contemptuous
feeling hate, disdain, or scorn.
contrite
sorry for past wrong actions.
contumacious
scornfully insubordinate; rebellious.
contumely
arrogant and contemptuous behavior.
convocation
an assembly of people.
coquettish
shy; given to flirting
Cronies
Close friends
Culinary
Pertaining to cooking
culpable
guilty
cymbal
an instrument that makes a loud clash sound
cynosure
center of attention