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conglomeration
n. mass of material sticking together
congruence
n. correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship
congruent
adj. in agreement; corresponding
conifer
n. pine tree; cone-bearing tree
conjecture
v. infer on the basis of insufficient data; surmise; guess
conjugal
adj. pertaining to marriage
conjure
v. summon a devil; practice magic; imagine or invent
connivance
n. pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend
connoisseur
n. person competent to act as a judge of art, etc.; a lover of an art
connotation
n. suggested or implied meaning of an expression
connubial
adj. pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
consanguinity
n. kinship
conscientious
adj. scrupulous; careful
conscript
n. draftee; person forced into military service
consecrate
v. dedicate; sanctify
consensus
n. general agreement; opinion reached by a group as a whole.
consquential
adj. pompous; self-important
conservatory
n. school of the fine arts (especially music or drama)
consign
v. deliver officially; entrust; set apart
consistency
n. absence of contradictions; dependability; uniformity; degree of thickness
console
v. lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort
consolidation
n. unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger
consonance
n. harmony; agreement
consort (verb usage)
v. associate with
consort (noun usage)
n. husband or wife
conspiracy
n. treacherous plot
constituent
n. supporter
constraint
n. compulsion; repression of feelings
construe
v. explain; interpret
consummate
adj. wholly without flaw; supremely skilled; complete and utter
contagion
n. infection
contaminate
v. pollute
contempt
n. scorn; disdain
contend
v. struggle; compete; assert earnestly
contention
n. claim; thesis
contentious
adj. quarrelsome
contest
v. dispute
context
n. writings preceding and following the passage quoted
contiguous
adj. adjacent to; touching upon
continence
n. self-restraint; sexual chastity
contingent (adj usage)
adj. dependent on; conditional
contigent
n. group that makes up part of a gathering
contortions
n. twistings; distortions
contraband
n. illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods
contravene
v. contradict; oppose; infringe on or transgress
contrite
adj. penitent, repent for sin
contrived
adj. forced; artifical; not spontaneous
controvert
v. oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict
contumacious
adj. disobedient; resisting authority
contusion
n. bruise
conundrum
n. riddle; difficult problem
convene
v. assemble
convention
n. social or moral custom; established practice
conventional
adj. ordinary; typical
converge
v. approach; tend to meet; come together
conversant
adj. familiar with
converse
n. opposite
convert
n. one who had adopted a different religion or opinion
convex
adj. curving outward
conveyance
n. vehicle; transfer
conviction
n. judgement that someone is a guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
convival
adj. festive; gay; characterized by joviality
convoke
v. call together
convoluted
adj. coiled around; involved; intricate
copious
adj. plentiful
coquette
n. flirt
cordial
adj. gracious; heartfelt
cordon
n. extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress
cornice
n. projecting molding on building (usually above columns).
cornucopia
n. horn overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance
corollary
n. consequence; accompaniment
corporeal
adj. bodily; material
corpulent
adj. very fat
correlation
n. mutual relationship
corroborate
v. confirm; support
corrode
v. destroy by chemical action
corrosive
adj. eating away by chemicals or disease
corrugated
adj. wrinkled; ridge
cosmic
adj. pertaining to the universe; vast
coterie
n. group that meets socially; select circle
countenance (verb usage)
v. approve; tolerate
countermand
v. cancel; revoke