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Convoke


v. (n. Convocation)

To summon to a meeting

Corpulent


adj. (n. Corpulence)

Fat

Cosmopolitan


adj.

(A) Worldly-wise; (B) Free of local or national prejudices

Countenance


n., v.

(A) n. face, aspect, appearance; (B) v. To approve, to tolerate

Crass


adj.

Grossly stupid, coarse

Craven


adj.

Coawardly

Crescendo


n.

Gradual increase in loudness or intensity

Culpable


adj. (n. Culpability)

Guilty; Blameworthy

Cursory


adj.

Hasty

Cynosure


n.

The center of attraction

Dais


n.

A platform above the floor of a hall or large room

Dapper


adj.

Smartly dressed; trim

Daunt


v. (adj. Daunted)

to overcome with fear or anxiety

Deadlock


n.

A standstill caused by refusal of contending parties in a dispute to budge

Dearth


n.

Scarcity; syn. shortage

Debilitate


v. (adj. Debilitated)

to weaken; to enfeeble

Debonair


adj.

Pleasant in manner; gay; confident, stylish, and charming.

Decorum


n. (adj. Decorous)

Propriety; proper behavior

Decrepit


adj. (Decrepitude)

Infirm (not physically or mentally strong); feeble; in disrepair

Defeatist


n. (n. Defeatism)

One who feels that defeat is inevitable or that resistance is futile