Power Prefix: con-

Learn these ten words beginning with the prefix con-, meaning "together."

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  1. concerted
    involving the joint activity of two or more
    We remain cautiously optimistic that with increased federal funding and concerted efforts of thousands of physicians, scientists, patients and patient advocates, that breakthroughs in terms in treatment are more likely to occur than ever before.Salon (Aug 10, 2019)
  2. conciliatory
    intended to placate
    Some took a conciliatory approach to passengers, apologizing and trying to reunite travelers separated from their loved ones.Los Angeles Times (Aug 13, 2019)
  3. concurrently
    overlapping in duration
    And again, sun protective clothing is meant to work concurrently with a proper sunscreen regime.Golf Digest (Apr 30, 2019)
  4. conflate
    mix together different elements
    And most critical to the current crisis, they do not conflate what happened to them last year with what is happening now.New York Times (Jan 1, 2011)
  5. conformity
    compliance with accepted standards, rules, or norms
    The clinics responded “not by bringing their practice into conformity” with “current good manufacturing practice,” as is required of drug manufacturers, “but by arguing that they were exempt from FDA regulation.”Los Angeles Times (Jun 3, 2019)
  6. conglomerate
    a group of diverse companies under common ownership
    Its main shareholder, Swire Pacific, is one of Asia’s largest conglomerates, with extensive interests in China including property, beverages and trading.New York Times (Aug 18, 2019)
  7. congregate
    come together, usually for a purpose
    After we first arrived, the children congregated outside our house each and every morning, which confused us.The Poisonwood Bible
  8. consensus
    agreement in the judgment reached by a group as a whole
    I saw no unity of purpose, no consensus on matters of philosophy or history or law.The Things They Carried
  9. conspire
    act in agreement and in secret towards a deceitful purpose
    Did Laertes and my father conspire against me?Ophelia
  10. converge
    move or draw together at a certain location
    We finally reach the French port, and once all the smaller groups of refugees converge, we're four thousand strong.What the Night Sings
Created on September 26, 2012 (updated August 20, 2019)

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