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concurring
  • v  be in accord; be in agreement
  • v  happen simultaneously
  • s  being of the same opinion
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condemnatory
  • s  containing or imposing condemnation or censure
    a condemnatory decree
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condemning
  • v  express strong disapproval of
  • v  declare or judge unfit for use or habitation
  • v  compel or force into a particular state or activity
  • v  demonstrate the guilt of (someone)
  • v  pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
  • v  appropriate (property) for public use
  • s  containing or imposing condemnation or censure
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condescending
  • v  behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
  • v  do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
  • v  debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way
  • v  treat condescendingly
  • s  (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
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condign
  • s  fitting or appropriate and deserved; used especially of punishment
    condign censure
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conditional
  • s  qualified by reservations
  • a  imposing or depending on or containing a condition
    conditional acceptance of the terms
    lent conditional support
    the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid
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conditioned
  • v  establish a conditioned response
  • v  develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
  • v  specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
  • v  put into a better state
  • v  apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny
  • a  established by conditioning or learning
    a conditioned response
  • s  physically fit
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condolent
  • s  expressing sympathy with a person who experienced the death of a loved one
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conducive
  • s  tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
    working conditions are not conducive to productivity
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conductive
  • a  having the quality or power of conducting heat or electricity or sound; exhibiting conductivity
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cone-bearing
  • s  of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves
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conelike
  • a  relating to or resembling a cone
    conelike fruit
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confederate
  • n  a supporter of the Confederate States of America
  • n  someone who assists in a plot
  • n  a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
  • v  form a group or unite
  • v  form a confederation with; of nations
  • s  of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War
  • s  united in a confederacy or league
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confident
  • a  having or marked by confidence or assurance
    a confident speaker
    a confident reply
    his manner is more confident these days
    confident of fulfillment
  • s  persuaded of; very sure
    was confident he would win
  • s  not liable to error in judgment or action
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confidential
  • s  entrusted with private information and the confidence of another
    a confidential secretary
  • s  (of information) given in confidence or in secret
    this arrangement must be kept confidential
  • s  denoting confidence or intimacy
    a confidential approach
    in confidential tone of voice
  • s  the level of official classification for documents next above restricted and below secret; available only to persons authorized to see documents so classified
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