word power for competitive exams (C1)

  • Comprehend (V): to understand I couldn’t comprehend what he had written
  • Comprehensive (Adj): thorough complete A school designed a comprehensive learning programme for its Students
  • Compunction (N): Feeling of regret, remorse, repentance  He murdered his only son without slightest compunction
  • Conceal (V): hide, keep secretThe robber concealed the weapon under his coat
  • Concede (V): admit, grant He murdered his only son with out – slighted compunction
  • Conceal (V): hide, keep secret The robber concealed the weapon under his coat
  • Concede (V): admit, grant He conceded to my request
  • Conceit (N): vanity, pride She conceded to my request
  • Conceive (V): form an idea or plan He conceived a plan to cheat the bank
  • Conciliate (V): make friendly, pacify She conciliated her sister by giving chocolate
  • Concur (V):to agree with The government concurred with the proposal submitted
  • Cogent (Adj): convincing persuasive The arguments put forward by the defense lawyer were so cogentThat the judge acquitted the accused
  • Cogitate (V): to ponder deeply  He is cogitating about his marriage with his love
  • Cogniznce (N): knowledge, awarenessCognizance of all the facts necessary before a judgment can be Made
  • Coherent (Adj): relevant, clear, and logical  His speech at the annual meeting of the club was coherent
  • Collusion (N): Secret agreement for a fraudulent purpose There was obivious collusion between the suspect and a witness
  • In the court case
  • Colossal (Adj) : huge, gigantic Some cine actors earn colossal amount of money
  • Combat (V & N) : fight, struggle We must combat against AIDS
  • Commemorate (V) : pay tribute, to pay homage, in memory of  A monument was built to commemorate those who were killed in
  • the war
  • Commend (V) : praise, applaud, acclaim  Everybody commended him for his bravery
  • Commensurate (Adj) : proportionate, equal in measure  The salary will be in commensurate to your experience
  • Commotion (N): noisy confusion, disturbance, tumuit A commotion broke cut in the train when the passengers were  told  that there was a bomb in the train
  • Congenial (Adj) : of the same spirit and taste, pleasant, suiting to one’s taste
  • This work is congenial to my taste
  •   Bangalore has a congenial climate
  • Congregation (N): gathering of people, meeting, assembly+   Swamiji addressed a huge congregation
  • Congenital (Adj): inborn, innate Don’t believe him, he is a congenital liar
  • Conjecture (N & V ): surmise, guess His criticism is based on conjecture
  • Conjugal (Adj): matrimonial, of husband and wifeTheir conjugal relationship is line
  • Connive (V): to plot or conspireThe terrorists connived with the co-pilot to highjack the plane
  • Connoisseur (N): an expert especially critical Jude of an art He is a connoisseur of Bharat Nat yam
  • Conquer (V): to defeat or overcome The alliest conquered Germany in the Second World War
  • Conscience (N): moral sense of right and wrongThe terrorists connived with the co-pilot to highjack the plane
  • Conscious (Adj): awake, awareHe was conscious of his guilt
  • Consecrate (V): to make or declare holy, sanctify It is believed that consecrated water in the pond near the temple  can cure all disease
  • Consensus (N): general agreement After much discussion between the opposing parties consensus was reached.
  • Consent (N & V): give agreement or permission He consented to the proposal
  • Consummate (Adj & V) : supremely skilled, perfect, accomplish, make perfect
  •   Her ambition or becoming a doctor was consummated by
  •  Achieving the degree in medicine
  • Contaminate (V): make dirty or impure. pollute, corrupt
  •  Files contaminate food
  •    These pornographic magazines have contaminated the children’s minds
  • Contemplate (V) : to think seriously, meditate  You have to contemplate the problem before making a final  Decision
  • Contingent (Adj) : likely but not certain to occur, accidental We must spare some money for contingencies

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