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40 terms

henry uil 201-240

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compendious
briefly giving the gist of something
comportment
dignified manner or conduct
compos mentis
of sound mind
concierge
a French caretaker of apartments or a hotel
condign
fitting or appropriate and deserved
condonation
a pardon by treating the offender as if the offense had not occurred
congeries
a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
consanguinity
related by blood
conspiracy theory
When you have proof to go against what the majority of society sees as the truth.
contemptible
deserving of contempt or scorn
conterminous
of equal extent or scope or duration
continuum
a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct of distinguishable from adjacent parts
contumely
a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
convoluted
highly involved or intricate
convoy
the act of escorting while in transit
coquerty
The act of flirting
coreligionist
someone having the same religion as another person
coronary bypass surgery
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corrigible
capable of being corrected or set right
cortege, cortege
a group of attendants; a retinue
cosmetology
the study of beautifying and improving the complexion, skin, hair, and nails.
coup de grace
the blow that kills (usually mercifully)
crampons
metal spikes worn on the bottom of mountaineering boots, usually having twelve points that dig into the ice for traction
creditable
worthy of often limited commendation
credulous
disposed to believe on little evidence
crenate
having a margin with rounded scallops
crepitate
make a crackling sound
crewel
fine worsted yarn used in tapestry
cronyism
favoritism shown to friends and associates (as by appointing them to positions without regard for their qualifications)
croquet
a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops
cruciate
shaped like a cross
cuesta
it costs
curettage
surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
curmudgeon
a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas
curtate
shortened; short
cyclopean, Cyclopean
huge or massive
daedal
(Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the Labyrinth of Minos
Dallis grass
tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States
dandruff
loose scales shed from the scalp
Dar es Salaam
the capital and second largest city of Tanzania