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canto
division of long poem
to canvass
determine/seek opinions, votes
capacious
spacious
capillary
having a very fine bore
capitulate
surrender
caprice
whim
capricious
unpredictable, fickle
captious
faultfinding
carafe
glass water bottle
careen
lurch, sway side to side
carillon
set of bells capable of being played
carnage
destruction of life
carnal
fleshy
carousal
drunken revel
carping
petty criticism, fault-finding
carrion
fotting flesh of dead body
cartographer
map maker
cascade
small waterfall
castigation
punishment, severe criticism
casualty
serious or fatal accident
cataclysm
deluge, upheaval
cataract
eye abnormality/ great waterfall
catcall
shout of disapproval, boo
catechism
book for religious instruction / teaching by questions and answer
categorical
absolute, no exceptions
catharsis
purging or cleansing of any passage of the body
cathartic
purgative
catholic
universal, wide randing liberal
cault
make watertight by sealing seams
caustic
burning, sarcastically biting
cauterize
burn with hot iron/ caustic
cavalcade
procession, parade
cavalier
casual and offhand, arrogant
cavil
make frivolous objections
celerity
speed, rapidity
celestial
heavenly
censorious
kritic
censure
blame, criticize
centigrade
temperature scale
centrifugal
radiation, departing from centre
centripetal
tending towards centre
centurian
roman army officer
cerebral
pertaining to brain/intellect
cerebration
thought
cession
yielding something to another/ceding
chafe
warm or make sore by rubbing
chaff
worthless products of an endeavor
chaffing
bantering, joking
chagrin
humiliation, disappointment