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characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal; relating to conversation; conversational; vernacular ('policemen' in some countries are called 'cops'; I'm 'bushed' is another way of saying 'I'm extremely tired' from going on that arduous mountain trail hike)
colloquial style or quality; a colloquial expression

a formal.act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom or tradition (a wedding ceremony; the Japanese tea ceremony; a military ceremony); a conventional.social.gesture or act of courtesy (the ceremony of shaking hands when introduced)
strictly.observant of or devoted to ceremony, ritual or etiquette; punctilious; characterized by ceremony; in accord with prescribed or customary.usage; rigidly.formal.(their ceremonious greetings seemed to be heartfelt)
ceremoniousness.noun.(normally used without being pluralized)
of, appropriate to or characterized by ceremony; formal or ritual; involved or used in ceremonies (ceremonial garb)
a set of ceremonies prescribed for an occasion; a ritual; a ceremony or rite

agreement; harmony; accord; close correspondence of sounds; the repetition of consonants or of a consonant pattern, especially at the ends of words, as in blank and think or strong and string
Music:.simultaneous combination of sounds conventionally regarded as pleasing and final in effect

of, relating to or having the nature of a consonant; containing a consonant or consonants

being in agreement or accord.(remarks consonant with our own beliefs); corresponding or alike in sound, as words or syllables; harmonious in sound or tone; consonantal
consonant (grammar)

excessively fat

company.noun, plural.companies
a group of individuals; a band; one's companions or associates (is known by the company she keeps); a guest or guests (had company for the weekend); the state of friendly companionship; fellowship (was grateful for her company; friends who finally parted company); a business; a firm; often used to modify another noun (company policy; a company newsletter); a troupe of dramatic or musical performers (a repertory company); a subdivision of a military regiment or battalion that constitutes the lowest administrative unit, usually under the command of a captain and is made up of at least two platoons; a company is also a unit of firefighters; a ship's crew and officers; a subdivision of a military regiment or battalion that constitutes the lowest administrative unit and is usually under the command of a captain and is made up of at least two platoons
company, companied, companying, companies.transitive verbs
to accompany or associate with

a member of the clergy attached to a chapel; a member of the clergy who conducts religious services for an institution, such as a prison or hospital; a member of the clergy attached to a branch of the armed forces

the body of people concerned with and involved in doing religious services
a cleric

a member of the clergy
of.or.relating.to clerks or office workers or their work; of, relating to or characteristic of the clergy; advocating clericalism
a member of the clergy; garments.worn by the clergy are called clericals; an advocate of clericalism
a policy of supporting the power and influence of the clergy in political or secular.matters

a man or woman who works in an office performing such tasks as keeping records, attending.to.correspondence or filing; a person who works at a sales counter or service desk, as at a store or hotel; one who keeps the records and performs the regular business of a court or legislative body; a cleric
clerk, clerked, clerking, clerks.intransitive verbs
to work or serve as a clerk (she clerked in a store)
clerkdom, clerkship.nouns
clerkly, clerklier, clerkliest.adjectives
of, relating.to.or.characteristic of a clerk

compensate, compensated, compensating, compensates.verbs
transitive verb use.to offset; counterbalance; to make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse.(management compensated us for the time we worked)
intransitive verb use.to serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance
compensative, compensatory.adjectives

the act of compensating or the state of being compensated; something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss

distinction by contrasting or opposing.qualities

the word in the Bible comes from the Greek original 'krisis' and means 'judge', 'determine', 'condemn', 'go to law', 'call in question', 'to separate', 'put asunder', 'to pick out', etc. (John 3:19); the act of condemning; the state of being condemned; severe.reproof; strong censure; incrimination; a reason or occasion for condemning; many religious.groups believe the word 'condemnation' means a being judged by the Creator as having an unresolved.transgression, being an unforgivable sin or an unforgiven sin, thus keeping one away from the good nature of the Creator, not so as that doctrine of demons is a doctrine about God not liking you, a doctrine you are separate from God:.Romans 8:35; John 3:16,17.
condemn, condemned, condemning, condemns.transitive verbs
to express strong disapproval of (condemned the available creation of money and it not being so in amounts to properly assist the poor to rise to a decent standard of living); f you condemn something, you say that it is very bad and unacceptable (more and more people today are condemning violence in TV shows, video games and the damages done by vaccinations); if circumstances condemn you to an unpleasant situation, they make it certain that you will suffer in that way (many people are condemned to repetition of their mistakes until they come to figure out that they are living life from a separate level from those that are happy); if a building is condemned, it is effectively unsafe and must be pulled down or repaired; to pronounce judgment against; sentence; to judge or declare to be unfit for use or consumption.(condemn an old railway track)
condemnable, condemnatory.adjectives

excessive desire, especially for wealth; covetousness or avarice

complain, complained, complaining, complains.intransitive verbs
to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction or resentment; to make a formal.accusation.(complained to the store about lack of service);

an expression of pain, dissatisfaction or resentment; a cause or reason for complaining; a grievance

ill-tempered and quarrelsome; disagreeable; difficult to handle

a charge in opposition to another charge
countercharge, countercharged, countercharging, countercharges.verbs
transitive verb use.to bring a charge against (one's accuser) intransitive verb use.to make a countercharge

codex.noun, plural.codices
a manuscript volume, especially of a classic work

countervail, countervailed, countervailing, countervails.verbs
transitive verb use.to act against with equal force; counteract; to compensate for; offset
intransitive verb use.to act against an often detrimental influence or power

a crucial or decisive point or situation; a turning point; an emotionally stressful event or a traumatic change in a person's life

crochet, crocheted, crocheting, crochets.verbs.pronounced 'crow shay'
intransitive verb use.to make a piece of needlework by looping thread with a hooked needle
transitive verb use.to make by looping thread with a hooked needle (crochet a sweater)
needlework made by looping thread with a hooked needle

crotchety.adjective.pronounced 'krot shet e'
capriciously stubborn or eccentric; perverse
crotchetiness.noun.pronounced 'krot shet e ness'
an odd, whimsical or stubborn.notion

a source or cause of evil; a scourge; an appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something (example: Numbers 22:5,6); the evil or misfortune that could come in or as if in response to such an appeal; a source or cause of evil; a scourge; a profane word or phrase; a swearword
curse, cursed or curst, cursing, curses.verbs
transitive verb use.to invoke evil or misfortune upon; damn; to swear at; to wish bring evil upon
intransitive verb use.to utter curses; swear

Computers:.a bright, usually blinking, movable indicator on a display, marking the position at which a character can be entered, corrected or deleted

having the successive letters joined together (cursive writing; a cursive style of type often called script of some sort, such as Segow Script)
a cursive character or letter; a manuscript written in cursive characters; in printing, a type style that imitates handwriting

a column is a tall, often decorated cylinder of stone which is built to honour someone or forms part of a building; something that has a tall narrow shape (we saw a column of smoke rising up into the air); a group of people or animals which moves in a long line; a supporting pillar consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft and a capital; something resembling an architectural pillar in form or function; in printing, one of two or more vertical sections of typed lines lying side by side on a page and separated by a rule or a blank space; a feature article that appears regularly in a publication, such as a newspaper; a formation, as of people or vehicles, in which all elements follow one behind the other
having the shape of a column; constructed with or having columns

a writer of a column in a publication, such as a newspaper

constipate, constipated, constipating, constipates.transitive verbs
to cause constipation in; to clog or make sluggish; obstruct
difficult, incomplete or infrequent.evacuation of dry, hardened feces from the bowels; obstruction; stultification

an obstruction; a weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement, so it won't run away; a heavy, usually wooden-soled shoe
clog, clogged, clogging, clogs.verbs
transitive verb use.to obstruct movement on or in; block up (heavy traffic clogged the freeways); to hamper the function or activity of; impede
intransitive verb use.to become obstructed or choked up (the old pipes had clogged with rust)