There are currently 19 glossary words in this directory beginning with the letter C.
camera operator
(noun) Someone who records images that entertain or inform an audience. The camera operator decided on an interesting angle to shoot the video.

change agent
(noun) A catalyst for change, a person who can make changes happen by inspiring and influencing others. Greg became a change agent for racial justice in his school by starting a letter writing campaign and organizing 50 students to write their PTA and local school board describing the inequities students of color experience in the education system.

(noun) Defining features, qualities that makes somebody or something recognizable. The characteristics I value most in my friends are honesty and kindness.

(noun) A fact or condition connected with or relevant to an event or action. The circumstances of the hurricane made it difficult for the town to go about their normal activity.

(noun) The usual or most widespread mood or conditions of a place. The sports games created a climate of excitement and school spirit.

(noun) The action of working with someone to create a product or result. Collaboration helps develop skills in team building, conflict resolution, and critical thinking.

(noun) An expression of opinions about an event or situation. After the game, the journalist gave his commentary of why he thought the home team lost.

(noun) A feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble, etc. Her compassion moved her to send a card to her sick aunt.

1. (adjective) Attracting interest or attention. Reya found the book compelling and couldn’t put it down. 2. (adjective) Bringing interest, attention, or admiration in a powerfully irresistible way. The politician’s compelling speech caused many people to vote for him.

(verb) Assemble a list or report of information collected from different sources. Jason compiled a list of resources that he had used in writing his paper.

(adjective) Weakened or at risk. Infections are more likely in people with compromised immune systems.

(adjective) Relating to a system, as opposed to a particular part. (verb) To think about. He continued to contemplate the meaning of the poem.

(noun) An act of considering with attention. After much contemplation, the teacher finally made the decision to let students edit their final papers.

(adjective) Frequently happening; recurring. There were continual arguments because they both needed to be right.

(noun) A set of beliefs or aims that guide someone’s actions. A good soldier is loyal to his or her country’s beliefs and will sacrifice his or her life willingly for that creed.

(verb) Turn a person into a criminal by making their activities illegal. Many people believe that if drugs were not criminalized, drug users would be more likely to ask for help and rehabilitation.

(adjective) Intentionally causing pain to others without feeling regret. Testing beauty products on animals is considered cruel.

(noun) The belief, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time. Over the past twenty years, Hip Hop became a part of American popular culture.

(noun) Repeated sequence of events. Bullying is a cycle we need to break.

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