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carouse, carouser.nouns
boisterous, drunken merrymaking; a carousal
carouse, caroused, carousing, carouses.intransitive verbs
to engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking; to drink excessively

carousal.noun
a riotous drinking party; boisterous merrymaking; revelry

counterfeit, counterfeited, counterfeiting, counterfeits.verbs
transitive verb use.to make a pretense of; feign (counterfeited interest in the story); pretend; (money created out of 'thin air' is pretend money and bypasses the true wealth of a nation when manipulated through contrived.inflationary and deflationary periods of its economy, thereby depriving people of true wealth gained through increasing of skills)
intransitive verb use.to make fraudulent copies of something (money has been said to be of intrinsic value, when, without the industrious.capacity of the people of a nation believing in the deception of its useful value, its real worth is evident for those perpetrating the fraud as a confidence trick); to carry on a deception; dissemble
counterfeit.adjective
made in imitation of what is genuine with the intent to defraud (a counterfeit dollar bill); simulated; feigned (a counterfeit illness)
counterfeit.noun
a fraudulent.concoction, imitation or facsimile
counterfeiter.noun

concupiscence.noun
a strong desire, especially sexual desire; depraved desires; desiring forbidden things; lust
concupiscent.adjective

castrate, castrated, castrating, castrates.transitive verbs
to remove the testicles of (a male); geld or emasculate; to remove the ovaries of (a female); spay; to deprive of virility or spirit; emasculate
castrate.noun
an individual who is incapable of reproduction as a result of removal, destruction or inactivation of the gonads
castrater or castrator, castration.nouns

conjugate.adjective
joined together, especially in a pair or pairs; coupled
conjugate, conjugated, conjugating, conjugates.verbs
transitive verb use.Grammar:.to inflect a verb in its forms for distinctions such as number, person, voice, mood and tense; to join together
intransitive verb use.Biology:.to undergo conjugation;
Grammar:.to be inflected
conjugation.noun
the act of conjugating; the state of being conjugated
Biology:.the temporary union of two bacterial cells during which one cell transfers part or all of its genome to the other; a process of sexual reproduction in which ciliate protozoans of the same species temporarily couple and exchange genetic material; a process of sexual reproduction in certain algae and fungi in which temporary or permanent fusion occurs, resulting in the union of the male and female gametes
Grammar:.the inflection of a particular verb; a presentation of the complete set of inflected forms of a verb; a class of verbs having similar inflected forms
conjugationally.adverb
conjugational.adjective

close, closer, closest.adjectives
being near in space or time; being near in relationship (close relatives); bound by mutual interests, loyalties or affections; intimate (close friends); having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact (a close weave); being near the surface; short (a close haircut); being on the brink of (close to tears); decided by a narrow margin; almost even (a close election); faithful to the original (a close copy); rigorous; thorough (close attention; close supervision); shut; closed; confining or narrow; crowded (close quarters); fitting tightly (close garments); lacking fresh air; stuffy (a close room); confined to specific persons or groups (a close secret); strictly confined or guarded (kept under close custody)
close quarters.noun,.plural.
a small, cramped place or position; direct and close contact in a fight (they were in close quarters with each other until tempers settled down)
close, closed, closing, closes.verbs
transitive verb use.to move (a door, for example) so that an opening or passage is covered or obstructed; shut; bar access to (closed the road for repairs); to fill or stop up (closed the cracks with plaster; to stop the operations of permanently or temporarily (closed down the old bridge); to bring to an end; terminate (close a letter; close a bank account); to bring together all the elements or parts of (closed the pipeline system's leaks); to join or unite; bring into contact (close a circuit with a light switch to turn on the light); to draw or bind together the edges of (close a wound); to complete the final details or negotiations on (close a real estate deal)
intransitive verb use.to become shut (the door closed quietly); to come to an end; finish (the book closes on a hopeful note); to cease operation (the restaurant closes at six); to come together (my arms closed around the little child)
close.noun
the act of closing; a conclusion; a finish (the meeting came to a close); an enclosed place, especially land surrounding or beside a cathedral or other building
close, closer, closest.adverbs
in a close position or manner; closely (stayed close together walking through the forest)
closely.adverb
closeness, closer, closing.nouns
close in.phrasal verb
to seem to be gathering in on all sides (the clouds closed in); to surround so as to make unusable (the airport was closed in by fog)
close out.phrasal verb
to dispose of, say, a line of merchandise, at reduced prices; to terminate, as by selling (close out a business)
close to home.idiom
so as to affect one's feelings or interests (her comment hit close to home)

closure.noun,.plural.closures
the act of closing or the state of being closed (closure of an cut proves the universe is not out to kill you); something that closes or shuts; a bringing to an end; a conclusion (finally brought the project to closure); also called cloture
closure, closured, closuring, closures.transitive verbs
to cloture or close a debate

closed-mind.or.close-minded.or.closed-minded.adjective
shutting off consideration of benefit one wishes not to be exposed to; intolerant toward beliefs and opinions of others; stubbornly.unreceptive to new ideas; Thomas Paine's comment on close-mindedness and."The most successful tyranny is not the one that uses force to assure uniformity but the one that removes the awareness of other possibilities, that makes it seem inconceivable that other ways are viable, that removes the sense that there is an outside."....Allan Bloom The Closing of the American Mind
close-mindedness.noun

circumcision.noun
the act of circumcising
circumcise, circumcised, circumcising, circumcises.transitive verbs
to remove the prepuce (foreskin of the penis) of (a male); to remove the prepuce or a part of the clitoris (a miniature penis like organ) of (a female); a practice done in Old Testament times which is no longer extant
circumciser.noun

countenance, countenanced, countenancing, countenances-transitive verbs
to give or express approval to; condone (the college administration will not countenance cheating)
countenance.noun,.plural.countenances
appearance, especially the expression of the face; the face or facial features
countenancer.noun

contribute, contributed, contributing, contributes.verbs
transitive verb use.to give or supply in common with others; give to a common fund or for a common purpose; to submit for publication (contributed two stories to the summer issue)
intransitive verb use.to make a contribution (contributes to several charities); to help bring about a result; act as a factor.(exercise contributes to better health)
contributive.adjective
contributively.adverb
contributiveness.noun
contributor.noun,.plural.contributors
contribution.noun,.plural.contributions
the act of contributing
contributory.adjective
of, relating to or involving contribution; helping to bring about a result; subject to an impost or levy
contributory.noun,.plural.contributories
one that contributes

contaminate, contaminated, contaminating, contaminates.transitive verbs
to make impure or unclean by contact or mixture
contaminate, contaminative.adjectives
contaminator.noun,.plural.contaminators
contamination.noun,.plural.contaminations
the act or process of contaminating; the state of being contaminated
contaminant.noun,.plural.contaminants
something that contaminates (the lake was full of contaminants from the oil refinery)

configuration.noun,.plural.configurations
arrangement of parts or elements (by the look of the configuration of this engine the car should really perform); the form, as of a figure, determined by the arrangement of its parts or elements; form
configurationally.adverb
configurative.or.configurational.adjective

configure, configured, configuring, configures.transitive verbs
to design, arrange, set up or shape with a view to specific applications or uses (he configured his vehicle motor so that it would provide a good balance of performance and fuel economy)

corrupt.adjective
venal; dishonest (a corrupt leader); containing errors or alterations, as a text (a corrupt translation)
corrupt, corrupted, corrupting, corrupts.verbs
transitive verb use.to destroy or subvert the honesty or integrity of; to taint; contaminate; to cause to become rotten; spoil
corrupter.or.corruptor.noun
corruptly.adverb
corruptive.adjective
corruptness.noun
corruptible.adjective
capable of being corrupted (corruptible judges)
corruptibility.or.corruptibleness.noun
corruptibly.adverb

corruption.noun,.plural.corruptions
the act or process of corrupting; the state of being corrupt; decay; rot

cause.noun,.plural.causes
the producer of an effect, result or consequence; that which is responsible for an action or a result
cause, caused, causing, causes.transitive verbs
to be the cause of or reason for; result in; to bring about
causable, causeless.adjectives
causer.noun
causative.adjective
functioning as an agent or cause; expressing causation
causative.noun
causatively.adverb

causal.adjective
of, involving or constituting a cause (a causal relationship between circulation of currency and prosperity or between joy and positivity); indicative of or expressing a cause
causal.noun
a word or grammatical element, such as 'since' or 'because', expressing a cause or reason
causally.adverb

causality.noun,.plural.causalities
the principle of or relationship between cause and effect; a causal force or quality

causation.noun,.plural.causations
the act or process of causing; a cause; causality

crave, craved, craving, craves.verbs
transitive verb use.to have an intense desire for; desire; to need urgently; require
intransitive verb use.to have an eager or intense desire
cravingly.adverb
craver.noun,.plural.cravers

craven.adjective
characterized by abject fear; cowardly
craven.noun
coward
cravenly.adverb
cravenness.noun

custom,.noun,.plural.customs
a practice followed by people of a particular group or region; a habitual practice of a person (my custom of reading a little before sleep); habit; habitual patronage, as of a store; habitual customers; patrons; duty or tax.imposed on imported and, less commonly, exported.goods; a governmental.agency collecting these duties; a government procedure for inspecting goods and baggage entering a country
custom.adjective
made to order; specializing in the making or selling of made-to-order goods (a custom tailor; a custom built house)

customary.adjective
commonly practiced, used or encountered; usual; based on custom or tradition rather than written law or contract
customarily.adverb
customariness.noun

confiscate, confiscated, confiscating, confiscates.transitive verbs
to seize.(steal private property) for the 'public' treasury; to seize by or as if by authority; appropriate; nationalize
confiscate.adjective
seized by a government; appropriated; having lost property through confiscation
confiscation, confiscator.nouns
confiscatory.adjective

consolidate, consolidated, consolidating, consolidates.verbs
transitive verb use.to unite into one system or whole; combine.(consolidated five separate agencies into a single department); to make strong or secure; strengthen (consolidated the company during her first year); to make firm or coherent; form into a compact mass
intransitive verb use.to become solidified or united; to join in a merger or union
consolidator.noun
consolidation.noun
the act or process of consolidating; the state of being consolidated; the merger of two or more interests or corporations

companion.noun,.plural.companions
a person who accompanies or associates with another; a comrade; a person employed to assist, live with or travel with another; one of a pair or set of things; a mate
companion, companioned, companioning, companions.transitive verbs
to be a companion to; accompany
companionship.noun,.plural.companionships
the relationship of companions; fellowship

combine, combined, combining, combines.verbs
transitive verb use.to bring into a state of unity; merge; to join two or more substances to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix (the mix that produces oxygen); to harvest a grain crop using a cutting, threshing and cleaning machine
combine.noun,.plural.combines
a power operated harvesting machine that cuts, threshes and cleans grain; an association of people or groups united for the furtherance of political or commercial interests; a combination
combiner.noun,.plural.combiners

combination.noun,.plural.combinations
the act of combining or the state of being combined; the result of combining; an alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association; a sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock
combinational.adjective
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