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46 Cards in this Set

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Canto
Division of poem
Canvass
Dtermine or seek opionion or votes
Capacious
Spacious
Capitulate
Surrender
Caprice
Whim, vagary, fancy, notion
(Sudden, unpredictable change of mind)
CAPRICIOUS
Unpredictable, fickle
Captious
Faultfinding, picky, carping, testy
Carafe
glass water bottle
Carapace
shell covering the back (turtle, crab)
Cardinal
Chief
Careen
Sway from side to side
Carillon
Set of bells that are able to be played
Carnal
Fleshly, bodily, lustful, lecherous, lascivious, libidinous, concupiscent
Carousal
Drunken Revel
Carrion
Rotting flesh of dead body
CASTIGTAION
Punishment, severe criticism
Cataclysm
Deluge (extensive flood), violent upheaval (political or social nature)
CATALYST
agent that influences pace of chemical reaction while being unaffected and unchanged
Cataract
Great waterfall
Catcall
Shout of disapproval
Catechism
Book of religious instruction by question and answer
Categorical
without exceptions, unqualified, absolute
Catharsis
Purging or cleansing of any passage of body
Cathartic
Purgative
caucus
meeting of private members of a party to select someone or determine a policy
Caulk
make watertight
Causal
Cause and effect relationship
CAUSTIC
burning or sarcastic remark
Cauterize
burn with red hot iron or caustic
cavalcade
procession or parade
Cavalier
casual and offhand, arrogant
Cavil
Make frivolous (silly, foolish, childish) objections
celerity
Speed, rapidity
Censorious
critical
Censure
blame, criticise
Centaur
Mythical figure - half man and half horse
Centripetal
Tending toward the center
Cerebration
thought
Ceremonious
Marked by formality
Certitude
Certainity
Cessation
stopage
Cession
Yielding to another, ceding
Chafe
warm by rubbing or make sore by rubbing
Chaff
Worthless products of an endeavor
Chaffing
Bantering, joking
Chagrin
Vexation, disappointment, humilation