Ever noticed how many cool words begin with ‘c’?
There’s at least three ‘c-words’ that describe genitalia. Then there’s “crumpet”, “copulation” and sexual “congress”. There’s also “chaste” and “charitable”.
But how about:
Courage. Commitment. Confidence. Character. Coaching.
Competent. Commendable. Conscientious. Capable.
Considerate. Courteous. Caring. Concerned.
Concord. Compassion. Connection. Community. Communication. Celebration. Congratulations.
C-words are often compounds from the Latin roots ‘com’, ‘con’ or ‘co’, meaning “with”:
Convivial. Companionable. Complimentary. Complementary. Compatible.
Conciliatory. Constructive. Co-operative. Congruent.
Calm. Composed. Contemplative. Constant. Consoling. Conscious. Continue.
They feel good, don’t they?
Curious. Credible. Credentialled. Charming.
Covenant. Cradle. Cure. Contour. Curve. Cuddle. Comforting. Cosy...
There’s a dark side.
Complicit. Compliant. Complacent. Conformist. Compromised. Conflicted. Crazy. Compulsive.
Cynical. Condescending. Critical. Condemning. Confined.
Craven. Crank. Crook. Cracked. Crapulent.
Cumbersome. Cul de sac.
Yep. There’s a lot of dark side. Let’s back up out of there.
Some c-words are simply celestial:
Crepuscular. Cyrillic. Credenza. Crescent. Cous-cous. Coriander. Corona. Corolla. Creation.
Carpenter. Chimera. Chameleon.
Brought to you today by the letter ‘c’.