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corinthian
  • n  a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
  • n  a resident of Corinth
  • a  or pertaining to the Corinthian style of architecture
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Corinth or its inhabitants
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corked
  • v  close a bottle with a cork
  • v  stuff with cork
  • s  (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin
    a corked port
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corking
  • v  close a bottle with a cork
  • v  stuff with cork
  • s  very good
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corky
  • s  (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin
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corn-fed
  • s  fed on corn
    corn-fed livestock
  • s  strong and healthy but not sophisticated
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corned
  • v  feed (cattle) with corn
  • v  preserve with salt
    corned beef
  • s  (used especially of meat) cured in brine
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cornered
  • v  gain control over
  • v  force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  • v  turn a corner
  • s  forced to turn and face attackers
    she had me cornered between the porch and her car
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cornish
  • n  a Celtic language spoken in Cornwall
  • n  English breed of compact domestic fowl; raised primarily to crossbreed to produce roasters
  • a  of or related to Cornwall or its people or the Cornish language
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corny
  • s  dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
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coronary
  • n  obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
  • a  surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart)
    coronary arteries
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coroneted
  • s  belonging to the peerage
    the princess and her coroneted companions
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corporal
  • n  a noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines
  • s  affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    a corporal defect
  • s  possessing or existing in bodily form
    what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare
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corporate
  • a  of or belonging to a corporation
    corporate rates
    corporate structure
  • s  possessing or existing in bodily form
    `corporate' is an archaic term
  • s  done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    the corporate good
  • s  organized and maintained as a legal corporation
    a special agency set up in corporate form
    an incorporated town
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corporatist
  • n  a supporter of corporatism
  • a  of or relating to corporatism
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corporeal
  • a  having material or physical form or substance
    that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
  • s  affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporeal suffering
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