clamber

climb, move, or get in or out of something in an awkward and laborious way

clarify

make (a statement or situation) less confused and more clearly comprehensible

climax

the most intense, exciting, or important point of something

commemorate

recall and show respect for (someone or something)

commence

begin; start

compel

force or oblige (someone) to do something

competent

having the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully

compose

(of elements) constitute or make up (a whole)

comprise

consist of; be made up of

compromise

an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions

concept

an abstract idea; a general notion

concise

giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words; brief but comprehensive

conclusive

(of evidence or argument) serving to prove a case; decisive or convincing

condemn

express complete disapproval of, typically in public; censure

confront

face up to and deal with (a problem or difficult situation)

congested

blocked up with or too full of something, in particular

conjecture

form an opinion or supposition about (something) on the basis of incomplete information

conjure

call (an image) to mind

connoisseur

an expert judge in matters of taste

conservative

(of an estimate) purposely low for the sake of caution

construct

an idea or theory containing various conceptual elements, typically one considered to be subjective and not based on empirical evidence

contagious

(of an emotion, feeling, or attitude) likely to spread to and affect others

contrast

differ strikingly

conventional

based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed

convey

transport or carry to a place

correspond

have a close similarity; match or agree almost exactly

corroborate

confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding)

corrupt

having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain

counterfeit

a fraudulent imitation of something else; a forgery

covet

yearn to possess or have (something)

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