1. COGNOSCENTE (NOUN): expert
Synonyms: judge, specialist
Antonyms: inexperienced, novice
My father is a cognoscente in every field.
2. COLLOQUIAL (ADJECTIVE): conversational
Synonyms: informal, familiar Antonyms: formal, unfamiliar
He converses in colloquial Japanese as easily as in English.
3. COLOSSUS (NOUN): gigantic
Synonyms: enormous, huge Antonyms: small, pygmy
The Landmark hotel in Kanpur is very colossus.
4. COMBAT (VERB): battle
Synonyms: fight, war Antonyms: compromise, negotiate
The residents of the town tried to combat the government's plans to build a motorway.
5. COMMEMORATE (VERB): memorize
Synonyms: remember, memorialize Antonyms: forget, neglect
This inscription commemorates those who died.
6. CONCILIATORY (ADJECTIVE): placatory
Synonyms: appeasing, mollifying Antonyms: aggravating, instigating
The next time he will use a conciliatory tone.
7. COMPLIANT (ADJECTIVE): obedient
Synonyms: docile, pliant Antonyms: obstinate, stubborn
My brother is a compliant boy.
8. COMPETENCE (NOUN): capability
Synonyms: ability, proficiency Antonyms: bluntness, dullness
I regard him as a man of integrity and high professional competence.
9. COMPENDIUM (NOUN): summary
Synonyms: digest, compilation Antonyms: extension, enlargement
His book is a delightful compendium of important questions.
10. COMPASSION (NOUN): pity
Synonyms: tenderness, gentleness Antonyms: antipathy, ruthlessness
There is no need to show compassion for him.