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coup
highly successful action or sudden attack
couple
unite
courier
messenger
covenant
agreement
covert
secret, hidden, implied
covetous
avaricious, eagerly desirous of
cow
terrorize, intimidate
cozen
cheat, hoodwink, swindle
crabbed
sour, peevish
crass
very unrefined, grossly insensible
craven
cowardly
credence
belief
credo
creed
credulity
belief on slight evidence, gullibility, naivete
creed
system of religious or ethical belief
crest
highest point of a hill, foamy top of a wave
criterion
standard used in judging
crop
cut off unwanted parts of a photograph, graze
crotchety
eccentric, whimsical
crypt
secret recess or vault, usually used for burial
cubicle
small chamber used for sleeping
cull
pick out, reject
culminate
attain the highest point, climax
culpable
deserving blame
culvert
artificial channel for water
cumbersome
heavy, hard to manage
cumulative
growing by addition
cupidity
greed
curator
superintendent, manager
curmudgeon
churlish, miserly individual
cursive
flowing, running
cursory
casual, hastily done
curtail
shorten, reduce
cynical
skeptical or distrustful of human motives
cynosure
the object of general attention
dais
raised platform for guests of honor
dank
damp
dapper
neat and trim
dappled
spotted
daub
smear (as with paint)
dauntless
bold
deadlock
standstill, stalemate
deadpan
wooden, impersonal
dearth
scarcity
debacle
sudden downfall, complete disaster
debauch
corrupt, seduce from virtue
debonair
friendly, aiming to please
debunk
expose as false, exaggerated, worthless; ridicule
debutante
young woman making formal entrance into society
decadence
decay
decapitate
behead
decelerate
slow down