American Literature Vocabulary #2

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coherent
(adj.) holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; comprehensible, meaningful
condescending
possessing an attitude of superiority, patronizing
correlate
to figure out or create a relationship between two items or events
compassion
(n.) sympathy for another's suffering; pity
consecutive
following in regular order; successive
corollary
something that follows; a natural consequence
compensate
(v.) to make up for; to repay for services

Synonyms: pay back, reimburse, recompense
Antonyms: fail to reward, stiff
contour
an outline, especially one representing or bounding the shape or form of something
critical
very important
complement
something that completes or makes perfect
contract
a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
cumbersome
(adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving

Synonyms: unwieldy, ponderous
Antonyms: manageable, easy to handle
compose
write or create
contradict
to speak against; to say the opposite
deficit
A deficiency or lack of something

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