bungle

carry out (a task) clumsily or incompetently, leading to failure or an unsatisfactory outcome

cautiously

in a way that deliberately avoids potential problems or dangers

cease

bring or come to an end

challenge

a task or situation that tests someone’s abilities

character

the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual

claim

state or assert that something is the case

combine

unite; merge

companion

a person or animal with whom one spends a lot of time

compassion

sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others

compensate

to pay (someone) for work performed or a loss incurred

comply

act in accordance with a wish or command

conclude

arrive at a judgment or opinion by reasoning

confident

feeling or showing certainty about something

conflict

a serious disagreement or argument

consistent

acting or done in the same way over time

context

the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea

convert

cause to change in form, character, or function

convince

cause (someone) to believe firmly in the truth of something

course

the route or direction followed by a ship, aircraft, road, or river

courteous

polite, respectful, or considerate in manner

crave

feel a powerful desire for (something)

culture

the attitudes and behavior characteristic of a particular social group

debate

argue about (a subject), especially in a formal manner

decade

a period of ten years

decline

become smaller, fewer, or less; decrease

dedicate

devote (time, effort, or oneself) to a particular task or purpose

deprive

deny (a person or place) the possession or use of something

detect

discover or identify the presence or existence of

dictate

lay down authoritatively; prescribe

dissatisfied

not content or happy with something

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