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Compound: (v) To put together, as elements or parts; to form a whole; combine
Her character was compounded in equal parts of meanness and intelligence.
Comprehend: (v) To understand; grasp mentally
His lectures are always so difficult to comprehend.
Compromise: (v) To meet halfway in a dispute, each side giving up part of its demands
It is hoped that a compromise will’be worked out in today’s talk.
Conceive: (v) To think of or originate as a concept or idea; imagine;
My father still conceives of me as a small child.
Concentric: (adj.) Having a centre in common
The target was made of concentric circles.
Concession: (n) Admission, compromise, acknowledgement
The prime minister has made it clear that no concession will be made to the strikers.
Conciliate: (v) To win over; overcome unfriendliness
He has succeeded in conciliating his worst enemy.
Constrain: (v) To compel; bring about by force
As an artist he didn’t consider himself constrained by the same rules of social conduct as other people.
Contemporary: (adj.) Modern; existing at the same time
My studies were devoted almost entirely to contemporary literature.
Contemptuous: (adj.) Scornful; disdainful; insolent; defiant
He gave a contemptuous laugh.
Contender: (n) One who competes
The battle for party leadership grew more intensive when a fourth contender was proposed.
Contingent: (adj.) Dependent for effect on something that may or may not occur
Our success is contingent on your support.
Contortion: (n) Twisting or writhing in unusual postures
They danced with the most amazing bodily contortions.
Contradict: (v) To deny; to assert the opposite
He has contradicted his earlier statement.
Contravene: (v) To come into conflict with; oppose; contradict
The penalties for contravening that law are very serious.
Conventional: (adj.) Customary; usual; traditional; also, commonplace
Most people have a conventional approach to social problems.
Conversant: (adj.) Well-informed; familiar with
I am not conversant with the rides of chess.
Convulse: (v) To shake or agitate violently; throw into confusion
Heavy snow has convulsed the entire region. .
Cordial: (adj.) Friendly; warm and hearty; sincere
The queen gave her subjects a cordial smile.
Cordiality: (n) Sincere graciousness, politeness
He welcomed us with cordiality. .
Cascade: (n) A fall of water
The rain formed a cascade against the windshield.