60 terms

Vol.2 Week 3

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comply
to act in accordance with wishes, requests, ect
comprehensive
covering or including everything
compress
to make smaller, to press or squeeze together, or to make something occupy a smaller space or volume
comprise
to consist of
compulsory
required, mandatory
conceal
to hide, remove, withdraw to avoid detection
conciliatory
making peace; attempting to resolve a dispute through goodwill
concise
brief, to the point
concord
agreement or harmony between people or groups
concrete
based on facts, not on ideas or guesses
concurrent
happening at the same time
condescend
to treat as if superior; to patronize
conditional
subject to, or depending on a condition or conditions, not absolute
condone
to accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive), to approve or sanction (something), especially with reluctance
conducive
tending to produce
conduct
way of acting
conform
to become similar to maintain harmony
confound
to confuse or surprise someone unexpectedly
confront
to face in hostility or defiance
confuse
to perplex or bewilder
congenial
agreeably suitable; pleasant
congenital
describing a trait or condition acquired between
congregate
to come together, to meet in one place
conjecture
an opinion not based on firm fact
conscience
the inner sense of what is right or wrong
consecutive
following one after another without interruption
consensus
general agreement
consequence
the effect, result, or outcome of something occuring
conserve
to use wisely to avoid depletion
considerable
rather large in size, distance, extent or respect
consistent
constantly adhering to the same course, form, ect.
conspicuous
easily seen, clear
consult
to seek advise or information from someone
consummate
perfect, complete, extremely skilled
contagious
of a disease, easily transmitted to others
contain
to have or hold(someone or something) within, to control or restrain
contemplate
to consider thoroughly, fully or deeply about
contemporary
existing, occurring, or living at the same time
contempt
a feeling that something or someone is worthless
context
the set of circumstances or facts that surround a situation or event that help explain its meaning.
contingent
dependent on, possible
contradictory
contrary or opposite
controversy
a prolonged public dispute, debate, or contention; disputation concerning a matter of opinion
conventional
common, traditional
convert
to modify something so as to serve a different role
convict
to declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offence by the vertict of a jury or the decision of a judge
copious
abundant, plentiful
corollary
an immediate consequence or easily drawn conclusion
corporal
relating to the human body
correspond
to have a close similarity, to be analogous or equivalent
corroborate
to make more certain
corrupt
dishonest or immoral
counteract
to act against (something) in order to reduce its force or neutralize it
counterfeit
false, especially of money, intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine
covert
secret, disguised
coward
a person who lasks courage in facing danger
crack
to break without complete separation of parts; become fissured
crave
to have an extremely strong desire for something
cripple
to cause (someone) to become unable to walk or move properly, to cause severe and disabling damage to
crucial
being essential or decisive for determining the outcome