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collaborate
v. work together
collage
n. work of art put together from fragments
collate
v. examine in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order
collateral
n. security given for a loan
collation
n. a light meal
colloquial
adj. pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal
colloquy
n. informal discussion
collusion
n. conspiring in a fraudulent scheme
colossal
adj. huge
colossus
n. gigantic statue
comatose
adj. in a coma; extremely sleepy
combustible
adj. esasily burned
comely
adj. attractive; agreeable
comestible
n. something fit to be eaten
comeuppance
n. rebuke; deserts
comity
n. courtesy; civility
commandeer
v. to draft for military purposes; to take for public use
commemorative
adj. remembering; honoring
commensurate
adj. corresponding in extent, degree, amount, etc; proportionate
commiserate
v. feel or express pity or sympathy for
commodious
adj. spacious and comfortable
communal
adj. held in common; a group of people
compact (noun usage)
n. agreement; contract
compact (adj usage)
adj. tightly packed; firm ; brief
compatible
adj. harmonious; in harmony with
compelling
adj. overpowering; irresistible in effect
compendium
v. brief, comprehensive summary
compensatory
adj. making up for; repaying
compilation
n. listing of statistical information in tabular or book form.
compile
v. assemble; gather; accumulate
complacency
n. self-satisfaction; smugness
complaisant
adj. trying to please; overly polite; obliging
complement
v. complete; consumate; make perfect
complementary
adj. serving to complete something
compliance
n. readiness to yield; conformity in fulfilling requirements.
compliant
adj. yielding; conforming to requirements
complicity
n. involvement in a crime; participation
component
n. element; ingredient
comport
v. bear one's self; behave
composure
n. mental calmness
compound
v. combine; constitute
comprehensive
adj. thorough; inclusive
compress
v. squeeze or press together; make more compact
comprise
v. include; consist of
compromise
v. adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of
compunction
n. remorse
compute
v. reckon; calculate
concatenate
v. link as in a chain
concave
adj. hollow
concede
v. admit; yield
conceit
n. vanity or self-love; whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
concentric
adj. having a common center
conception
n. beginning; forming of an idea
concerted
adj. mutually agreed on; done together
concession
n. an act of yielding
concillatory
adj. reconciling; soothing
concise
adj. brief and compact
conclave
n. private meeting
conclusive
adj. decisive; ending all debate
concoct
v. prepare by combining; make up in concert
concomitant
n. that which accompanies
concord
n. harmony
concur
v. agree
concurrent
adj. happening at the same time
condescend
v. bestow courtesies with a superior air
condign
adj. appropriate; deserved (almost always, in the sense of deservedly severe, as in condign punishment).
condiment
n. food seasoning; spice
condole
v. express sympathetic sorrow
condone
v. overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
conducive
adj. helpful; contributive
conduit
n. aqueduct; passageway for fluids
confidant
n. trusted friend
confine
v. shut in; restrict
confiscate
v. seize; commandeer
conflagration
n. great fire
conflate
v. meld or fuse; confuse; combine into one
confluence
n. flowing together; crowd
conformity
n. harmony; agreement
confound
v. confuse; puzzle
congeal
v. freeze, coagulate
congenial
adj. pleasant; friendly
congenital
adj. existing at birth