1. contract a binding agreement that is enforceable by law
  2. contrast the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
  3. contracted reduced in size or pulled together
  4. Condorcet French mathematician and philosopher (1743-1794)
  5. contorted twisted, especially as in pain or struggle
  6. counteract act in opposition to
  7. contribute give, provide, or supply something
  8. contrived showing effects of planning or manipulation
  9. wonder child a prodigy whose talents are recognized during childhood
  10. controlled restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds
  11. countercoup a sudden and decisive overthrow of a government that gained power by a coup d'etat
  12. candor the quality of being honest and straightforward
  13. contradict prove negative; show to be false
  14. contraband distributed or sold illicitly
  15. contract out assign a job to someone outside one's own business
  16. eccentric conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
  17. intricate having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate
  18. contraction the act of decreasing in size or volume or quantity or scope
  19. contractor someone who is hired to build things
  20. indirect not leading by a straight line or course to a destination