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Unformatted text preview: CAUSTIC (KAW stik) adj, like acid; corrosive CEREBRAL (suh REE brul) adj, brainy; intellectually refined CHOLERIC (KAHL ur ik) adj, hot-tempered; quick to anger CIRCUMSCRIBE (SUR kum skrybe) v, to draw a line around; to set the limits CLICH (klee SHAY) n, an overused saying or idea CLIQUE (kleek) n, an exclusive group bound together by some shared quality or interest COERCE (koh URS) v, to force someone to do or not to do something COLLOQUIAL (kul OH kwee ul) adj, conversational; informal in language COLLUSION (kuh LOO zhun) n, conspiracy; secret cooperation COMPLACENT (kum PLAY sunt) adj, self-satisfied; overly pleased with oneself; contented to a fault...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ENGLISH 111 taught by Professor Stein during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.
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