confute, v. disprove, refute, rebut, invalidate, bring to naught; expose, show up, explode, scatter to the winds, discredit; belie, contradict, confound, controvert, gainsay, dispute; overthrow, subvert, overcome, defeat, upset, get the better of; squelch, silence, shut up.
congeal, v. 1. solidify, harden, crystallize, concrete; freeze, ice, glaciate; refrigerate, chill, cool.
2. coagulate, thicken, condense, concentrate, compress, Obs. incrassate; stiffen, cake, set; curdle, curd, Scot. and North Central U. S. lopper, Pathol, caseate; gel, gelatinize, jell, jelly, jellify.
congenial, adj. 1. compatible, correspondent, congruous, well-matched, suited or appropriate to each other; sympathetic, kindred, affinitive, related, cognate, like-minded, of the same mind, of one mind; concurrent, consentaneous, consentient, agreeing, in agreement, Fr. en rapport, at one, in unison; harmonious, concordant, accordant, in accord, consonant; synchronized, in step, Inf. in sync.
2. agreeable, amiable, companionable, cooperative, easy to get along with, Scot. couthie, Ger. gemutlich; easy-going, complaisant, compliant, conformable; likable, pleasant, good-natured, nice, sweet, kind, kindly, kind-hearted, cordial, hospitable, Scot. and North Eng., Irish Eng. sonsy; pleasing, favorable, to one's liking, to one's fancy, to one's taste, Brit. Dial, bonny; friendly, amicable, affable, neighborly, sociable. See - genial (def. 1).
congeniality, n. 1. compatibility, congruity, congruence, congruousness, correspondence; sympathy, understanding, affinity, kindred, kindredness, like-mindedness, oneness, relationship, rapport; agreement, concurrence, consentaneousness, consentaneity; harmoniousness, harmony, accord, accordance, concord, concordance, consonance, concert.
2. amiability, affability, amity, good will, good feeling; pleasantness, pleasingness, likableness, likability, good-naturedness, good-humoredness; agreeableness, amenableness, amenity, sweetness, sweet-temperedness, Ger. Gemutlichkeit; geniality, graciousness, cordiality, hospitality, kindness, kindliness, kind-heartedness, warm-heartedness; friendliness, amicability, neighborliness, sociability.
congenital, adj. 1. inborn, inbred, connate, connatural, natural, natural-born, ingenerate; native, hereditary, inherited, in the blood, in the family.
2. inveterate, rooted, deep-rooted, ingrained, engrained, inwrought, enwrought.
congeries, n. collection, assemblage, aggregation; pile, heap, mass, accumulation, amassment, agglomeration, bulk; number, composite, concentration, conglomeration; cluster, clump, Bot. sorus, bunch, batch, lot, crowd, pack; congestion, press, crush, cumulation;