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GRE | List of words to enhance your vocabulary with alphabet ‘C’

  • Last Updated : 25 May, 2020

Please refer for Set-2: List of words to enhance your vocabulary with alphabet-b

Set-3 :
The list of 10 most common root words with alphabet ‘C’ with their meaning and examples is as follows:

NoRootMeaningExamplesMeaning
1credbelieve / make trustcredulousbelieving easily
incredibleunbelievable
credencetrust / acceptance
creditora person/firm that gives credit
2cidekillgenocidekilling of race / ethnic group
homicidekilling of human
regicidekilling of king
fratricidekilling of one’s brother
infanticidekilling of infant
3chrontimechroniclea detailed record of events over time
chronologyschedule of events
4cyclcircle / ringcyclonea storm with circling winds
cyclea sequence that is repeated
5cotogetherconvergecome together
coercioncompulsion / forcing
coagulatecongeal
6cordheartconcordharmony
cordialheartfelt
discordconflict
7corporisbodycorporealbodily
corpulentobese
incorporateabsorb
8circumaroundcircumventget around / elude
circumspectprudent
circumlocutionindirect or roundabout expression
circuitousroundabout
circumscribeencompass
9counteragainstcontradictin opposition
controvertargue about something
counteractprevent / restrain
10culpablameexculpateclear from blame
culpableblameworthy

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