Contaminate

Verb: make something impure by exposure to something harmful

Context

Noun: circumstances forming the setting of an event or idea

Continental

Adjective: forming or belonging to a continent

Continuous

Adjective: without interruption

Controversy

Noun: disagreement

Convenient

Adjective: fitting in well with a person’s needs, activities, or plans

Convince

Verb: cause someone to believe firmly in the truth of something

Cooperate

Verb: act jointly; work toward the same end

Cope

Verb: to deal effectively with something difficult

Cordial

Adjective: warm and friendly

Corporate

Adjective: of or relating to a corporation

Council

Noun: an legislative body constituted and meeting regularly

Coward

Noun: a person who lacks courage in dangerous, trying circumstances

Crisis

Noun: a time of intense difficulty or danger

Cultivate

Verb: to prepare and use land for crops; to develop a skill or quality

Culture

Noun: the arts of human intellectual achievement collectively

Cumulative

Adjective: increasing in quantity or degree by successive additions

Cycle

Noun: a series of events that are regularly repeated in the same order

Debt

Noun: something that is owed or due

Decay

Verb: to rot or decompose

Deceit

Noun: the action of deceiving someone by concealing the truth

Decent

Adjective: conforming with generally accepted standards

Declare

Verb: to say something in an emphatic manner

Decline

Verb: become smaller; politely refuse

Deductive

Adjective: characterized by the inference of particular instance

Defeat

Verb: to overcome someone in a battle or contest

Defend

Verb: to protect from harm or danger

Delay

Verb: to make (someone or something) late or slow

Deliberate

Adjective: done consciously and intentionally

Delicate

Adjective: very fine in texture; fragile

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