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consonant a sound in a language made by stopping or restricting the flow of air through the mouth using speech organs such as the tongue, teeth, or lips. The sounds represented by the letters "d," "k," "b," "s," and "m" are examples of consonants in English. [2 definitions]
conspicuous easily seen; obvious.
conspiracy a secret agreement among two or more people to do something wrong or illegal; plot.
conspire to plan secretly to do something wrong or illegal with another person or people.
constable a police officer in a small town or village.
constant going on without a pause; persistent. [2 definitions]
constellation a group of stars in the sky that is thought to look like, and is named after, an animal, object, or person.
constituent forming a part of something. [3 definitions]
constitute to form or make up. [3 definitions]
constitution the set of basic laws by which a nation, state, or other organization is governed. [3 definitions]
constitutional having to do with a constitution. [2 definitions]
constrict to pull or squeeze in; make smaller or more narrow; tighten.
constrictor a snake that kills its prey by winding around it and squeezing it until it can not breathe. Pythons, boa constrictors, and anacondas are constrictors.
construct to build; put together.
construction the act or process of building or construction. [3 definitions]
constructive serving to make better or more clear; helpful.
consul a government official who lives in a foreign city. A consul looks after the interests of his or her nation's citizens who live or travel there.
consult to look to for advice or information.
consultant someone whose job it is to give advice to others on a particular subject; expert.
consume to eat; devour. [3 definitions]
consumer someone who buys goods or services.