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20 terms

Lesson 7 (121-140)

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*conjecture
n. L. com-together + jacere - to throw: inference from defective or presumptive evidence; a conclusion deduced by surmise or guesswork; guess
connive
to pretend ignorance of or fail to take action against something one ought to oppose; to be indulgent or in secret sympathy; wink; to cooperate secretly or have a secret understanding; conspire; intrigue
connoisseur
n. expert; one who understands the details, technique; or principles of an art and is competent to act as a critical judge; one who enjoys with discrimination and appreciation of subtleties
consecrate
to induct into a permanent office with a religious rite; to make or declare sacred; to devote to a purpose with or as if with deep solemnity or dedication; to make inviolable or venerable
construe
to understand or explain the sense or intention of usually in a particular way or with respect to a given set of circumstances
consummate
adj. perfect; extremely skilled and accomplished; of the highest degree; to make (marital union) complete by sexual intercourse
contiguous
adj. touching along a boundary or at a point; touching or connected throughout in an unbroken sequence
contrite
adj. feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for a sin or shortcoming
*convivial
adj. L. com-together + vivere-to live: relating to, occupied with, or fond of feasting, drinking, and good company
copious
adj. yielding something abundantly; plentiful in number; present in large quantity; taking place on a large scale
corroborate
to support with evidence or authority; make more certain
covert
adj. not openly shown, engaged in, or avowed; veiled
*covetous
adj. L. cupere-to desire; marked by inordinate desire for wealth or possessions or for another's possessions; having a craving for possession
crass
adj. coarse in nature or behavior; unrefined; gross; being beneath one's dignity; guided by or indicative of base or materialistic values
craven
adj./n. lacking the least bit of courage; contemptibly fainthearted; n. cravenness
*credence
n. L. credere-to believe; a mental acceptance as true or real; credibility
*credulous
adj. L. credere-to believe; ready to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence
*culpable
adj. L. culpare-to blame; meriting condemnation or blame especially as wrong or harmful
cumbersome
adj. unwieldy because of heaviness and bulk
*cupidity
n. L. cupere-to desire; inordinate desire for wealth; greed; strong desire; lust