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BC

Terms

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capacious
Roomy.
Canaanite
A member of one of the three tribes that dwelt in the land of Canaan, or western Palestine.
cant
To talk in a singsong, preaching tone with affected solemnity.
candid
Straightforward.
calumny
Slander.
calculable
That may be estimated by reckoning.
Calvinism
The system of doctrine taught by John Calvin.
cabinet
The body of men constituting the official advisors of the executive head of a nation.
cantonment
The part of the town or district in which the troops are quartered.
butt
To strike with or as with the head, or horns.
burnish
To make brilliant or shining.
cantata
A choral composition.
campaign
A complete series of connected military operations.
candor
The quality of frankness or outspokenness.
Calvary
The place where Christ was crucified.
cadence
Rhythmical or measured flow or movement, as in poetry or the time and pace of marching troops.
capillary
A minute vessel having walls composed of a single layer of cells.
burgess
In colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia.
callosity
The state of being hard and insensible.
capitulate
To surrender or stipulate terms.
carcass
The dead body of an animal.
by-law
A rule or law adopted by an association, a corporation, or the like.
callow
Without experience of the world.
Calvinize
To teach or imbue with the doctrines of Calvinism.
captious
Hypercritical.
cajole
To impose on or dupe by flattering speech.
caprice
A whim.
canon
Any rule or law.
cajolery
Delusive speech.
canary
Of a bright but delicate yellow.
bursar
A treasurer.
cameo
Any small engraved or carved work in relief.
canto
One of the divisions of an extended poem.
buttress
Any support or prop.
cabalism
Superstitious devotion to one's religion.
burgher
An inhabitant, citizen or freeman of a borough burgh, or corporate town.
caitiff
Cowardly.
calculus
A concretion formed in various parts of the body resembling a pebble in hardness.
came
A leaden sash-bar or grooved strip for fastening panes in stained-glass windows.
cadenza
An embellishment or flourish, prepared or improvised, for a solo voice or instrument.
butte
A conspicuous hill, low mountain, or natural turret, generally isolated.
cabal
A number of persons secretly united for effecting by intrigue some private purpose.
bustle
To hurry.
cadaverous
Resembling a corpse.

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