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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Counterstrike: strike back

Countervail: offset, balance, counteract, cancel
Example: [Very many and very strong arms stood behind the prince ready to cooperate with him and countervail any resistance]

Countryman:
A rustic.

Coup:
master stroke
Example: [a tremendous coup for the local paper]

Couple:
unite join

Courier:
messenger
Example: [courier service]

Course:
Line of motion or direction.

Courtesy:
Politeness originating in kindness and exercised habitually.

Court-Martial:
military trial
Example: [he had to face a court-martial for disobeying the commanding officer]

Covenant:
pact agreement
Example: [a restrictive covenant]

Covert:
hidden secret
Example: [covert police operations]

Covetous:
avaricious, very desirous of something, greedy
Example: [the child was covetous by nature and wanted toys of his classmates]

Covey:
gathering, flock of birds, group, assemblage, crowd
Example: [a covey of ten or more birds]

Cower:
to cringe in fear showing fear
Example: [Stop cowering
I’m not going to hit you]

Coy:
modest shy
Example: [she was coy in her answers to his offer]

Cozen:
hoodwink, cheat, swindle
Example: [he would cozen his friends in card games]

Crabbed:
peevish sour
Example: [the crabbed old man]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Crag: A rugged rocky projection on a cliff or ledge.

Crass:
unrefined crude
Example: [crass behavior]

Crave:
desire
Example: [Many young children crave attention]

Craven:
cowardly
Example: [a craven act of terrorism]

Craving:
strong desire, longing, urge, passion, yearning
Example: [They create a craving that cannot be satisfied, and ideals that are unreal. Cravings of hunger satiated, the train whirled me back towards the mountains]

Creak:
A sharp harsh squeaking sound.

Creamy:
Resembling or containing cream.

Credence:
acceptance of something as true or real Belief
Example: [I’m not prepared to give credence to anonymous complaints]

Credible:
plausible Believable
Example: [credible evidence]

Credo:
a set of beliefs

Credulity:
gullibility
Example: [the witch doctor took advantage of the natives’ credulity]

Credulous:
gullible, believing, trusting

Creed:
Belief or principle
Example: [in any Indian’s creed, love for democracy must be emphasized]

Crematory:
cremation chamber, a furnace for burning a dead body at a funeral ceremony
Example: [The crematory was on the summit of a hill, at the foot of which was the cemetery, where the ashes were interred]

Crepuscular:
pertaining to twilight
Example: [crepuscular creatures]

Crescendo:
gradual increase in volume of sound becoming louder
Example: [The music reached a crescendo]

Crestfallen:
dejected
Example: [He looked crestfallen at their decision, but did not argue]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Crevasse: crack, split, deep opening in glacier, fracture, chasm
Example: [When we came abreast of the crevasse, we could see through it to the country beyond]

Crevice:
crack
Example: [Sweat poured out of every crevice of runner’s body]

Cringe:
to shrink in fear cower
Example: [He cringed at the sight of his dad dancing]

Criterion:
rule for testing a standard used in judging
Example: [judged by financial criteria alone]

Critique:
criticism examination
Example: [a critique of the new policy]

Crockery:
pottery, eating and serving dishes, earthenware
Example: [china crockery/porcelain crockery]

Crone:
hag
Example: [the toothless crone frightened the kids]

Crotchet:
a whim, a fancy, an eccentricity

Crotchety:
ill-natured, irritable, whimsical, bad-tempered, eccentric
Example: [crotchety conservative men]

Crucible:
vessel, heat-resistant container, ordeal, melting-pot, trial
Example: [to pass through a crucible]

Cruet:
small bottle
Example: [Without answering, she took the cruet from the sideboard and set it on the table]

Crusade:
Any concerted movement vigorously prosecuted in behalf of an idea or principle.

Crustacean:
hard-shelled animal (such as a lobster or a crab)
Example: [The greatest number of crustacean forms inhabit warmer temperate regions]

Crustaceous:
Having a crust-like shell.

Crux:
key gist
Example: [the crux of the problem]

Cryptic:
puzzling mysterious
Example: [a cryptic message]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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