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term: connoisseur def: someone with informed & discriminating judgement (art, literature, taste)sent: Gordon Ramsay is a connoisseur of food.
psp: noun syn: expert, authority ant: beginner, novice
term: consensus def: collective uniformity of opinion, general agreement in feeling belief sent: The police force knew there was a problem, but they had no consensus on how to solve it.
psp: noun syn: unanimity, like -mindedness ant: discord, disagreement
term: construe def: to analyze, explain, interpret, or understand. Sent: Biologists job are to construe life.
psp: verbs yn: deduce, infer ant: misinterpret, misunderstood
term: consummate def: complete or perfect in the highest degree; to bring it . Sent: People with OCD are very consummate.
psp: adj & verb syn: superlative, supreme (adj); clinch, conclude (verb )ant: mediocre, indifferent (adj); begin, start (verb)
term: copious def: large in # or quantity; full. sent: Wolves travel is sopious packs.
psp: adj syn: abundant, plentiful ant: meager, scanty
term: corpulent def: fat & bulky . Sent: I am a very corpulent person.
psp: adj syn: chubby, plump. ant: lean, lanky
term: corroborate def: to confirm the truth or accuracy of. sent: I always check and corroborate my rough draft for my final.
psp: verb syn: verify, substantiate ant: contradict, refute
term: counsel def: advice secured through consultation; an adviser; to advise sent: After I striked out in baseball my coach counseled me.
psp: noun & verb syn: guidance, direction ant:
term: credibility def: the ability to inspire belief or trust sent: Preachers have the power and credibility.
psp: noun syn: reliability, believability ant: unreliability , undependability
term: criterion def: a standard or principle on which to base a judgement or decision sent: A lot of people criterion based on looks.
psp: noun syn: yardstick, touchstone ant:
term: crucial def: at a point that will determine the final outcome; of supreme importance sent: It was crucial for Amy to pass her test.
psp: adj syn: critical, decisive ant: insignificant, unimportant
term: culpable def: at fault; blameworthy sent: Amy was culpable, she was the one that didn't stop at the stop light.
psp: adj syn: guilty, delinquent ant: innocent, blameless
term: cursory def: hasty & superficial sent: I feel I can have some cursory friends.
psp: adj syn: hurried, perfunctory ant: thorough, exhaustive
term: curtall def: to shorten or reduce sent: Medicine help to curtall my sickness.
psp: verb syn: abridge, abbreviate ant: increase, enlarge
term: cynical def: inclined to doubt or deny the righteousness or honesty of human motives; sneeringly bitter or negative sent: Someone trustworthy can feel cynical towards someone who isn't known for being honest.
psp: adj syn: skeptical, suspicious ant: optimistic, sanguine
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