GRE Unit 13

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GRE Unit 13
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  1. Cataclysm
    a violent upheaval that causes great destruction and change

    The French Revolution of 1789 was a cataclysm whose effects are still felt today.
  2. Catalyst
    something that causes change
  3. Categorical
    absolute; without exception

    . . . categorically forbidden . . .
  4. Caucus
    smaller group within an organization

    The workers formed an informal caucus to discuss their difficulties.
  5. Causal
    involving a cause
  6. Caustic
    sarcastically bitting; burning

    . . . caustic comments on government . . .
  7. Celestial
    concerning they sky or heavens; sublime
  8. Centrifugal
    moving away from center
  9. Centripetal
    moving or directed toward a center

    centripetal force exerted by the earth's gravity
  10. Champion
    to defend or support

    Robin Hood is famous for championing the underdogs of England.

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