Gifted Honors English Vocabulary 5 & 6

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circumspect

careful, watchful attentive to all points

circumvent

to get around; to beat or defeat by trickery; to prevent an occurrence

clandestine

secret

clement

merciful lenient; mild, as weather

cliché

a worn-out idea or overused expression

coerce

to compel by force; to force a person to do something against his or her will

collaborate

to work with another toward a goal; to cooperate with an enemy invader

comely

attractive or handsome; pleasing to the sight

complacent

pleased with oneself or one's deeds

concur

to be of the same opinion; to agree with

condone

to forgive or overlook an offense by treating the wrongdoer as if he had done nothing wrong

connive

to cooperate secretly in a wrong doing

connoisseur

an expert a critical judge in matters of culture, food, or wine

contrite

showing a deep regret and sorrow, usually for having committed some wrong doing

copious

abundant; large in number or quantity

crass

coarse, stupid, tasteless

credence

belief or trust

culinary

having to do with the kitchen or cooking

culmination

attainment by anything of its highest point or degree

cult

a fad-like devotion to a person, thing, or idea a group of people with such a devotion

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