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buttress
n. support or prop
bilious
adj. suffering from indigestion adj. irritable
bigotry
n. stubborn lack of tolerance
bivouac
n. temporary encampment
burnish
vb. make shiny by rubbing vb. polish
blandishment
n. flattery
burgeon
vb. grow forth vb. send out buds
cadaver
n. dead body
calorific
adj. heat-producing
candor
n. honesty
cantata
n. story set to music, to be sung by a chorus
cantankerous
adj. ill-humored adj. irritable
cabal
n. small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
bland
adj. smoothing adj. mild
bilk
vb. deceive vb. cheat
buxom
adj. plump adj. vigorous adj. jolly
canter
n. slow gallop
blanch
vb. bleach vb. whiten
burly
adj. muscular adj. strongly built
calumniate
vb. to say malicious statements
burlesque
vb. give an imitation that makes fun of
blasphemous
adj. nonreligious adj. lacking respect
canny
adj. shrewd adj. stingy
bizarre
adj. fantastic adj. violently contrasting
blase'
adj. bored with pleasure or amusement
bureaucracy
n. government by bureaus
cadaverous
adj. like a dead body adj. pale
canine
adj. related to dogs adj. doglike
caliber
n. ability n. capacity
cant
n. bunch of thieves n. religious phraseology
canker
n. any ulcerous sore n. any evil
canard
n. unfounded rumor n. exaggerated report
calumny
n. malicious misrepresentation n. hurtful remarks
cacophony
n. discord
cameo
n. shell or jewel carved in relief
cache
n. hiding place
callous
adj. hardened adj. unfeeling
callow
adj. unfledged adj. youthful
calligraphy
n. beautiful writing n. excellent penmanship
cajole
vb. coax vb. praise in order to get one's way