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completely entirely; absolutely.
completion the act or process of finishing or completing. [2 definitions]
complex difficult to understand. [2 definitions]
complexion the natural color and condition of the skin, especially of the face.
complexity the state or condition of being complex or complicated.
complex sentence a sentence made of a main or independent clause and one or more dependent or subordinate clauses. An example of a complex sentence is, "I went to the theater, which was very crowded with people."
complicate to make more difficult to do or understand.
complicated not simple; having many parts that are connected in various ways. [2 definitions]
complication something that makes a situation more difficult or complicated.
compliment an expression of praise, admiration, or approval. [3 definitions]
complimentary expressing or giving praise. [2 definitions]
comply to do what is asked or demanded; act in agreement with a rule (sometimes followed by "with").
component a part of something.
compose to be the parts of; make up. [3 definitions]
composer someone who composes something, especially music.
composite made up of several parts.
composition the act of composing. [5 definitions]
compost a mixture of decaying leaves, vegetables, or manure that is used to improve garden soil.
composure calmness in thinking or acting; self-control.
compound1 made up of two or more parts or elements. [6 definitions]
compound sentence a sentence made of two or more independent clauses. The sentences are joined by a conjunction or semicolon. "The sky darkened, and the wind howled" is a compound sentence.