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Carthage
an ancient city and state of northern Africa on the Bay of Tunis northeast of modern Tunis. It was founded by the Phoenicians in the ninth century B.C. and became the center of Carthaginian power in the Mediterranean after the sixth century B.C. The city was destroyed by the Romans at the end of the Third Punic War (146 B.C.) but was rebuilt by Julius Caesar and later (A.D. 439-533) served as capital of the Vandals before its virtual annihilation by the Arabs (698)
Carthaginian-adjective-and-noun

conservative-adjective
favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change; traditional or restrained in style (a conservative dark suit); moderate; cautious (a conservative estimate); one favoring traditional views and value; of or relating to the political philosophy of conservatism
conservatively-adverb
conservativeness-noun

covert-adjective
not openly practiced, avowed, engaged in, accumulated, or shown (covert military operations; covert funding for the rebels); secret; covered or covered over; sheltered
covert, covertness-nouns
covering or cover; a covered place or shelter; hiding place; thick underbrush or woodland affording cover for game
covertly-adverb

congregation-noun
the act of assembling; a body of assembled people or things; a gathering; a group of people gathered for worship

corpus-noun, plural-corpora
a large collection of writings of a specific kind or on a specific subject

chaste-adjective
morally pure in thought or conduct; decent and modest; not having experienced sexual intercourse; virginal; pure or simple in design or style; austere
chastely-adverb
chasteness-noun

chastity-noun
the condition or quality of being pure or chaste; virginity; virtuous character; celibacy

cordial-adjective
warm and sincere; friendly (a cordial greeting, cordial relations); gracious
cordiality or cordialness-noun
cordially-adverb
cordial-noun
a stimulant; a tonic; a liqueur

concerted-adjective
planned or accomplished together; combined (we made a concerted effort to solve the problem)
concertedly-adverb
concert-noun
agreement in purpose, feeling, or action; unity achieved by mutual communication of views, ideas, and opinions (acted in concert on the issue); concerted action
concert, concerted, concerting, concerts-verbs
transitive use-to plan or arrange by mutual agreement; to adjust; settle
intransitive use-to act together in harmony
concert-noun-music – a performance given by one or more singers or instrumentalists or both

circadian-adjective
relating to or exhibiting approximately 24 hour periodicity
circadianly-adverb

confer, conferred, conferring, confers-verbs
transitive use-to bestow-(an honor, for example): conferred a medal on the hero; conferred an honorary degree on her; to invest with a characteristic (a carefully worded statement that conferred an aura of credibility onto the administration's actions)
intransitive use-to meet in order to deliberate together or compare views
conferrable-adjective
conferment, conferral, conferrer-nouns

counteract, counteracted, counteracting, counteracts-transitive verbs
to oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary action; check; neutralize
counteraction-noun
counteractive-adjective
counteractively-adverb

confine, confined, confining, confines-verbs
transitive use-to keep within bounds; restrict (please confine your remarks to the issues at hand); limit; to shut or keep in, especially to imprison; to restrict in movement (the sick child was confined to bed)
transitive use-restraining elements (wanted to escape the confines of corporate politics and bureaucracy); purview; scope (children who learned to work within the confines of the curriculum); 
confinable or confineable-adjective
confiner-noun
confinement-noun
the act of confining or the state of being confined

chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)-noun
any of various halocarbon compounds consisting of carbon, hydrogen, chlorine, and fluorine, once used widely as aerosol propellants and refrigerants; chlorofluorocarbons are believed to cause depletion of the atmospheric ozone layer

con1-adverb
in opposition or disagreement; against (debated the issue pro and con)
con-noun
an argument or opinion against something; one that holds an opposing opinion or view
con2, conned, conning, cons-transitive verbs
to study, peruse, or examine carefully; to learn or commit to memory
conner-noun
con3
nautical-conned, conning, cons-transitive verbs
to direct the steering or course of (a vessel)
con-noun
the station or post of the person who steers a vessel; the act or process of steering a vessel
con4, conned, conning, cons-transitive verbs
to swindle (a victim) by first winning his or her confidence; dupe
con-adjective
of, relating to, or involving a swindle or a fraud-(a con artist, a con job); short for confidence
con-noun
a swindle
con5-noun
slang a convict

crackpot-noun
an eccentric person, especially one with bizarre ideas

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