20 terms

"Co-/Com-" and "Contra-/Counter-" Vocabulary

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coexist
to live together without any problems
cohesive
sticking together
coincidence
a sequence of accidental events that seem planned
combine
to put two things together
commiserate
to feel sorry for someone, something, or a situation
committee
a group of people who meet together to discuss a topic
communication
the act of talking with someone and discussing something together
community
a place where people live together
compare
to put things together to see how they are the same
compatible
able to live together and get along
contraband
anything that is against the law to buy or sell
contradict
to express the opposite
contrarian
a person who thinks differently from other people
contrary
completely different
contrast
to look at different things to see how the are opposites or not related
counterbalance
a weight used to balance an opposite weight
counterclockwise
in the direction that is opposite of the direction of the hands of a clock
counterexample
an example used to support a claim or statement that is opposite of another claim or statement
counterfeit
being the opposite of real; fake; artificial
counterintuitive
goes against your gut feeling or common sense