GRE vocabulary C & D words

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words beginning with C and D

candid

impartial and honest in speech

capricious

changing one's mind quickly

castigate

to punish or criticize harshly

chauvinist

someone prejudiced in favor of a group to which he or she belongs

chicanery

deception by means of craft or guile

cogent

convincing and well reasoned

condone

to overlook, pardon, or disregard

convoluted

intricate and complicated

credulous

too trusting, gullible

decorum

appropriateness of behavior or conduct

deference

respect, courtesy

deride

to speak of or treat with contempt

desiccate

to dry out thoroughly

desultory

jumping from one thing to another, disconnected

diatribe

an abusive, condemnatory speech

diffident

lacking self-confidence

dilate

to make larger

dilatory

intended to delay

dilettante

someone with an amateurish and superficial interest in a topic

disabuse

to set right; to free from error

disparate

fundamentally different

dissemble

to present a false appearance; to disguise one's real intentions or character

dissonance

a harsh, disagreeable combination

dogmatic

dictatorial in one's opinions

dupe

to deceive; a person who is easily deceived

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