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C

camisole – a short sleeveless undergarment for women

caricature – a representation of a person exaggerated for comic effect

castigate – inflict severe punishment on

cataract – disease that involves the clouding of the lens of the eye

cathartic – emotionally purging

ceremonious – characterized by pomp and stately display

cessation – a stopping

chagrin – strong feelings of embarrassment

chastise – censure severely

chauvinist – a person with a prejudiced belief in his own superiority

choreography – a show involving artistic dancing

chrysanthemum – any of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum; widely cultivated

circumflex – a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality

clamorous – conspicuously and offensively loud

collapsible – capable of breaking down

collinear – lying on the same line

colloquial – characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

colossal – so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

compartmentalize – separate into isolated categories

conceit – the trait of being unduly vain

conflagration – a very intense and uncontrolled fire

congenial – suitable to your needs

congruence – the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate

connoisseur – an expert able to appreciate a field

conscientious – characterized by extreme care and great effort

contemptible – deserving of contempt or scorn

contentious – showing an inclination to disagree

crucifix – representation of the cross on which Jesus died

crux – the most important point

curriculum – an integrated course of academic studies

curtailment – the temporal property of being cut short

cynic – someone who is critical of the motives of others

cynosure – something that provides guidance

What do you think?

B

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