Part 1.

cajole
influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
callous
emotionally hardened
cameo
engraving or carving in low relief on a stone
campaign
a race between candidates for elective office
candid
openly straightforward and direct without secretiveness
canon
a collection of books accepted as holy scripture

 

Part 2.

cant
insincere talk about religion or morals
canto
a major division of a long poem
capitulate
surrender under agreed conditions
caprice
a sudden desire
capricious
determined by chance or impulse rather than by necessity
captious
tending to find and call attention to faults

 

Part 3.

cardinal
one of a group of prominent bishops in the Sacred College
careen
pitching dangerously to one side
carrion
the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
categorical
not modified or restricted by reservations
caucus
meet to select a candidate or promote a policy
cavalier
given to haughty disregard of others

 

Part 4.

cede
relinquish possession or control over
chaff
material consisting of seed coverings and pieces of stem
chagrin
strong feelings of embarrassment
chamber
a natural or artificial enclosed space
chary
characterized by great caution
chastise
censure severely

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2020-04-17