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cantata
a musical compostition for one or more voices usually comprimizing solos, duets

etm. from cantarae = to sing
capitulate
to surrender after negotiation of terms

etm:capitulare - to draw up in chapters
cascade
(N.) steep, usually small fall of water occuring in a series.

(V.)to fall, pour, or rush in or as if in a cascade.
Cauterize
1.to sear with an agent (as a hot iron or caustic) used to burn, sear, or destroy tissue.
2.to deaden

etm: from latin, to brand
Censure
(n.)a judgment involving condemnation. 2. the act of blaming or condemning sternly
chagrin
(n) distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure

(v)to vex or unsettle by disappointing or humiliating
betroth
to promise to marry

etm. to promise by ones truth
bigotry
the state of mind of a person obstinately or intolerantly devoted to their own opinions and prejustices
blatant
noisy especially in a vulgar or offensive manner
bristling
to take and aggressive attitude or appearance
buxom
1. vigorously or healthily plump
2. full-bossomed
calumny
1. a misrepresentation intended to blacken another's reputation
2. the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to damage anothers reputation
candor
1. brilliance, unstained purity
2.freedom from justice or malice

etm. from candere = to shine
3. unreserved, honest, or sincere expression
champ
1. to bite or chew noisily
2. to show impatience of delay or restraint ("champing at the bit")
chattel
an item of movable property such as a dog, or a car.
cite
1. to quote by way of example, or authority
2. to summon before a court of law.
3. to mention formally in commention or praise
clairvoyant
1.(adj.) unusuallu perceptive
2. (n.) having the power of claivoyance

etm. clair = clear / voir = to see
clemency
1. mildness, especially of weather
2. a disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy
coalesce
to grow together; fuse
Coerce
1. to force to think in a certain way by use of pressure, threats, or intimidation, compel

2. to dominate, restrain, or control forcibly
Cogent
appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing
Collateral
1. excess damage
2. coinciding in tendancy or effect
3. having an ancester in common but descended from a different line
Commensurate
1. corresponding in side or degree; proportionate
2. of the same size, extent, or duration

mensurate = having to do with mesuring