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boundary

boycott

brace

brashness

breach

brisk

browse

brush

bulge

bumbler

bungalow

buoyant

bureaucracy

burgeon

burrow

bustle

bypass

calamity

calcium

calorie

canny

canteen

capsule

caption

carcass

cascade

cast

catalogue

catalyst

catastrophe

caustic

censor

centenary

ceramic

certification

certify

cessation

chamber

characterize

charge

chasm

chaste

chauffeur

cherished

chilling

chisel

chore

chronological

circulate

circumference

cite

clasp

classify

clinical

clockwise

cluster

coarse

coax

codefendant

coed

coeducation

cognition

cognitive

coherent

coil

coincide

collaboration

collide

collider

combustible

commemorate

commend

commodity

commonplace

commute

commuter

comparable

compatriot

compel

compensate

compete

compete for

competence

compile

complement

compliance

compose

composite

compress

comprise

compulsory

compute

concerted

concise

concoct

concurrent

condemn

condense

condolence

confer

confide

configuration

confine

conform

congestion

congruent

conjure

conscience

conscientious

conscious

consecutive

consensus

consequent

conservation

conservatory

conserve

consign

consist

consolidate

conspicuous

constituent

constitute

constrain

constrict

construct

contaminate

contemplate

contend

contention

continuity

contradict

contradiction

contrive

convene

converge

converse

conversely

cook

correlate

correspond

correspondence

correspondent

corresponding

corrode

cortical

cosmopolitan

cosy

counterbalance

counterpart

couplet

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boundary

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n. unit of heat; unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1 degree

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Show examples and contexts canteen

n. vessel used by soldiers for carrying water, liquor, or other drink; snack bar or small cafeteria, as on a military installation

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a. of or pertaining to pottery; relating to the art of making earthenware; as, ceramic products; ceramic ornaments for ceilings.

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n. document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence

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Show examples and contexts chamber

n. room in a house, especially a bedroom; hall for the meetings of a legislative or other assembly; enclosed space

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Show examples and contexts coax

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a. adhesive; cohesive; sticking together ; logical; sound; capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner

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n. a series of connected spirals or concentric rings formed by gathering or winding; spiral pipe or series of spiral pipes

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Show examples and contexts collaboration

n. act of working together; act of cooperating with an enemy, especially it occupying one's own country

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Show examples and contexts commemorate

Show examples and contexts commend

v. commit, entrust, or give in charge for care or preservation; recommend as worthy of confidence or regard

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Show examples and contexts commute

v. obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; travel regularly from a place of residence to another place

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Show examples and contexts compete

v. seek or strive for the same thing for which another is striving; contend in rivalry, as for a prize or in business

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Show examples and contexts confer

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Show examples and contexts configuration

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Show examples and contexts conscience

n. awareness of moral or ethical aspects to one's conduct, together with the urge to prefer right over wrong

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Show examples and contexts conservation

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Show examples and contexts consign

v. give, transfer, or deliver in a formal manner, as if by signing over into the possession of another

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n. assertion of contrary; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; opposition, whether by argument or conduct

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a. pertaining to the outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain

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