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crux
n. crucial point
cornice
n. projecting molding on building (usually above columns)
criterion
n. standard used in judging
corrosive
adj. eating away by chemicals or disease
crotchety
adj. not normal adj. unpredictable
creed
n. system of religious or moral beliefs
cringe
vb. shrink back, as if in fear
corrugated
adj. wrinkled adj. ridged
crone
n. hag
correlation
n. mutual relationship
corsair
n. pirate n. pirate ship
countermand
vb. cancel vb. take back
covetous
adj. greedy adj. eagerly desirous of
corroborate
vb. confirm
credo
n. creed
couple
vb. join vb. unite
courier
n. messenger
corporeal
adj. bodily adj. material
covert
adj. secret adj. hidden adj. implied
cower
vb. shring quivering, as from fear
crass
adj. very unrefined adj. grossly insensible
cortege
n. procession
cosmic
adj. pertaining to the universe adj. extensive
coruscate
vb. glitter vb. shine
counterpart
n. a thing that completes another n. things very much alike
coup
n. highly successful action or sudden attack
cozen
vb. cheat vb. deceive vb. swindle
coy
adj. shy adj. modest adj. flirtatious
countenance
vb. approve vb. tolerate
corpulent
adj. very at
covenant
n. agreement
coterie
n. group that meets socially n. select circle
crabbed
adj. sour adj. peevish
craven
adj. cowardly
credulity
n. belief on slight evidence
crevice
n. crack n. narrow opening
crestfallen
adj. depressed adj. dispirited
crescendo
n. increase in the volume of sound in a musical passage
corollary
n. consequence n. accompaniment
credence
n. belief