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Charlatan


n. (n. Charlatanry)

An imposter

Chauvinist


n. (adj. Chauvinistic, n. Chauvinism)

A fanatically patriotic person; an attitude that the members of your own sex are always better than those of the opposite sex

Circumspect


adj. (n. Circumspection)

Cautious

Clamor


n. (adj. Clamorous)

A loud outcry, as of distress, demand, or protest

Clandestine


adj.

Secretive, usually for a sinister purpose

Coalesce


v. (adj. Coalescent, n. Coalition)

To merge

Cogent


adj. (n. Cogency)

Strongly Persuasive

Colloquy


n.

A conference of, or conversation between, two or more persons

Collude


v. (n. Collusion, adj. Collusive)

Secretly to conspire to defraud; to conspire

Commodious


adj.

Roomy

Congenial


adj.

Agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or character

Compendium


n. (adj. Compendious)

A brief summary of a subject

Condone


v.

To extenuate (excuse); to pardon

Conflagration


n.

A big fire

Consecrate


v. (n. Consecration)

To render or declare sacred

Contempt


n. (v. Contemn)

Scorn

Contiguous


adj. (n. Contiguity)

Near

Contingent


adj.

Dependent; conditonal

Contravene


v. (n. Contravention)

To argue in opposition; to violate; to breach (an agreement)

Contretemps


n.

An embarrassing or inconvenient mishap