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cache
hiding place
cadaver
corpse
caldron
large kettle
caliber
ability, quality
calorific
heat producing
calumny
malicious misrepresentation, slander
cameo
shell or jewel carved in relief
canny
shrewed, thrifty
cant
insincere expressions of piety, jargon of thieves
cantankerous
ill humored, irritable
cantata
story set to music, to be sung by a chorus
canter
slow gallop
canto
division of a long poem
capitulate
surrender
caprice
sudden unexpected fancy, whim
captivate
charm or enthrall
cardinal
chief
careen
lurch, sway from side to side
carnage
destruction of life
carnal
fleshly
castigate
criticize severely, punish
cataclysm
upheaval, deluge
cataract
great waterfall, eye abnormality
catcall
shout of disapproval, boo
catechism
book for religious instruction, instruction by question and answer
cetegorical
without exceptions, unqualified, absolute
cater to
supply something desired (whether good or bad)
catharsis
purging or cleansing of any passage of the body
catholic
broadly sympathetic, liberal
caucus
private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
caulk
make watertight by filling in cracks
causal
implying a cause-and-effect relationship
caustic
burning, sarcastically biting
cavalcade
procession, parade
cavalier
offhand or casual, haughty
cavil
make frivolous objections
cede
yield (title ,territory) to, surrender formally
celebrated
famous, well-known
celerity
speed, rapidity
celestial
heavenly
celibate
unmarried, abstaining from sex
censor
overseer of morals, person who erads to eliminate inappropriate remarks
centigrade
measure of temperature used in europe
centrifugal
radiating, departing from the center
centurion
roman army officer
cerebration
thought
ceremonious
marked by formality
cessation
stoppage
cession
yielding to another, ceding
chafe
warm by rubbing.. make sore by rubbing
chaff
worthless products of an endeavor
chaffing
bantering, joking
chagrin
vexation, dissapointment
chalice
goblet, consecrated cup
champion
support militantly
charisma
divine giftgreat popular charm or appeal of a political leader
chary
cautious, sparing or restrained about giving
chaste
pure
chasten
discipline, punish to correct
chauvinist
blindly devoted patriot
check
stop motion, curb or restrain
checkered
marked by changes in fortune
cherubic
angelic, innocent looking
chicanery
trickery, deception
chide
scold
chimerical
fantastically improbable, highly unrealitic
chisel
swindle or cheat
choleric
hot tempered
chortle
chuckle with delight
chronic
long established as a disease
chronicle
report, record in chrono order
churlish
boorish, rude
cipher
nonentity, worthless person or thing
circumspect
prudent cautious
circumvent
outwit, baffle
cistern
reservoire or water tank
citadel
fortress
clairvoyant
having foresight, fortuneteller
clamber
climb by crawling
clangor
loud resounding noise
clapper
striker of bell
cleave
split or sever, cling to, remain faithful to
cleft
split
clemency
disposition to be lenient, mildness as of weather
clientele
body of customers
clime
region, climate
cloister
monastery or convent
clout
great influence (espescially political or social)
cloying
distasteful, excessively sweet or sentimental
coagulate
thicken, congeal, clot
coddle
to treat gently
codicil
supplement to the body of a will
cogent
convincing
cogitate
think over
cognitive
having to do with knowing or perceiving
cognizance
knowledge
coiffure
hairstyle
colander
utensil with perforated bottom used for straining