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clemency
mercy; mildness

governor grants policy was to personally review all Death Row celmency appeals
Coalesce
to grow together; combine

The two lake coalesced into one.
colloquial
conversational; used in informal speech or wrting

Jeremy was chastised by his english teacher for his colloquial compositions she wanted him to write formally.
commiserate
to sympathize with; to feel sorrow for another sufferings
Chastise
to criticize severely

they knew the coach was going to chastise them after they played horrably and lost the big game
Chimerical
absurd; wildly fanciful

Childern are often fanciful and crazy while adults lose their chimerical ways.
Chronic
lasting a long time; constant

When dads cough became chronic we cajoled him into getting a chest x-ray
Circumspect
careful

you can tell anything to Louis because she is eceptionally circumspect.
clairvoyant
having exceptional insight

Andy helped the police out in the murder case because she had clairvoyant power.
Clandestine
secret

diplomats are fond of clandestine meetings, away from prying reporter.
cajole
to persuade by pleastant words, or false promises
callous
unfeeling; insenstive
capitulate
to surrender; to cease resisting
capricious
changeable; fickle
carping
complaining
catalyst
someone or something that brings about a change
catharsis
an emotional purification pr releif
caustic
stinging; biting
celestial
having to do with the heavens; divine
censure
to blame; to criticize adversely