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One that condemns or censures

Censor

appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional

cerebral

A keen feeling of mental unease, as if annoyance of embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disconcerting event

Chagrin

to fight for, defend, or support

Champion

a description of qualities or peculiarities

characterization

to correct by punishment or reproof; take to task

chasten

deception by trickery or sophistry; a trick; a subterfuge

chicanery

arrange in order of time if occurrence

chronological

rudeness; having a bad disposition; surly; difficult to work with; intractable

churlishness

to limit narrowly; restrict

circumscribe

to avoid or get around by artful maneuvering

circumvent

sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; not rude

civil

a disposition to show mercy; especially toward an offender or enemy

Clemency

to cause transformation of (a liquid or solid, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass

coagulate

an alliance, especially a temporary one, of people, factions, parties, or nations

coalition

appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing

cogent

sticking together; cohering

coherent

to devise ( a new word or phrase)

coin

informal speech or writing

colloquial

to honor the memory of with a ceremong

commemorate

to be worthy, qualified or desirable

commendable

of, belonging to, or shared by te people of a community; public

communal

something, such as a set of data, a report, or an anthology, that is compiled

compilation

exhibiting a desire or willingness to please; cheerfully obliging

complaisant

involvement as an accomplice in a questionable act or a crime

complicity

to have been exposed to danger, suspicion, or disrepute

compromised

a strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt

compunction

something, such as a point previously claimed in argument, which is later conceded; an acknowledgement or admission

concession

to overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease

conciliate

to express strong disapproval of

condemn

patronizingly superior behavior or attitude

condescension

to overlook, forgive, or disregard (an offense ) without protest or censure

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Condoned

A gathering, flowing, or meeting together at one juncture or point

confluence