Part 1.

concert
a performance of music by players or singers
consign
give over to another for care or safekeeping
contemporaneous
occurring in the same period of time
contorted
twisted, especially as in pain or struggle
conversant
well informed about or knowing thoroughly
courtesan
a woman who cohabits with an important man

 

Part 2.

cramp
a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
crass
so unrefined as to be offensive or insensitive
cravat
a scarf or band of cloth worn around the neck
cull out
select desirable parts from a group or list
cultivated
developed by human care and for human use
dapper
marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

 

Part 3.

deflect
draw someone's attention away from something
derivative
a compound obtained from another compound
detente
the easing of tensions or strained relations
detritus
loose material that is worn away from rocks
dignified
formal or stately in bearing or appearance
discursive
tending to cover a wide range of subjects

 

Part 4.

ductile
capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
emaciate
grow weak and thin or waste away physically
eminent
standing above others in quality or position
encapsulate
enclose in or as if in a small container
epaulet
an ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder
epic
a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds

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2020-04-17