Part 1.

categorical
not modified or restricted by reservations
chimerical
like a grotesque product of the imagination
circumlocution
an indirect way of expressing something
clad
having an outer covering especially of thin metal
collage
a paste-up of pieces to form an artistic image
commensurate
corresponding in size or degree or extent

 

Part 2.

compendium
a publication containing a variety of works
concierge
a caretaker in an apartment complex or hotel
concomitant
following or accompanying as a consequence
condiment
a preparation to enhance flavor or enjoyment
confluence
a place where things merge or flow together
cosmic
pertaining to or characteristic of the universe

 

Part 3.

coterminous
being of equal extent or scope or duration
countenance
the appearance conveyed by a person's face
coup de grace
the blow that kills (usually mercifully)
cringe
draw back, as with fear, pain, or embarrassment
cynic
someone who is critical of the motives of others
deflect
turn from a straight course or fixed direction

 

Part 4.

degrade
reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
denouement
the outcome of a complex sequence of events
dictated
determined or decided upon as by an authority
dispensation
an exemption from some rule or obligation
divine
a clergyman or other person in religious orders
doting
extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent

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2020-04-17