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  1. charlatan
    quack; pretender to knowledge
  2. chronicle
    report; record (in chronological order)
  3. civil
    having to do with citizens or the state; courteous and polite
  4. clamor
  5. clemency
    disposition to be lenient; mildness, as of the weather
  6. coercion
    use of force to get someone's compliance
  7. commemorate
    honor the memory of
  8. compelling
    overpowering;  irresistible in effect
  9. compile
    assemble; gather; accumulate
  10. compliance
    readiness to yield; conformity in fulfilling requirements
  11. composure
    mental calmness
  12. comprehensive
    thorough; inclusive
  13. concede
    admit; yield
  14. conciliatory
    reconciling; appeasing; amiable
  15. concise
    brief and compact
  16. conclusive
    convincing; decisive
  17. concur
    agree in opinion
  18. condone
    overlook voluntarily; forgive
  19. conflagration
    great fire
  20. onfound
    confuse; puzzle
  21. confront
    face; challenge
  22. conscientioius
    scrupulous; careful
  23. consensus
    general agreement
  24. consistency
    absence of contradictions; dependability; uniformity; degree of thickness
  25. constraint
    compulsion; repression of feelings
  26. contagion
  27. contemporary
    person belonging to the same period
  28. contend
    struggle; compete; assert earnestly
  29. contentious
  30. contract
    compress or shrink; make a pledge; catch a disease
  31. converge
    approach; tend to meet; come together
  32. conviction
    strongly held belief
  33. cordial
    gracious; heartfelt
  34. corroborate
    confirm; support
  35. corrosion
    destruction by chemical action
  36. credibility
  37. credulity
    belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete
  38. criterion
    standard used in judging
  39. cryptic
    mysterious; hidden; secret
  40. cursory
    casual; hastily done
  41. curtail
    shorten; reduce
  42. cynic
    one who is skeptical or distrustful of human motives
  43. daunt
    intimidate; frighten
  44. dawdle
    loiter; waste time
  45. debilitate
    weaken; enfeeble
  46. debunk
    expose something as nonsensical or false
  47. decorum
    propriety; orderliness and good taste in manner
  48. defame
    harm someone's reputation; malign
  49. deference
    courteous regard for another's wish
  50. confirm
    corroborate; verify; support
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2013-06-19 03:49:54

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