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canon
rule; law; standard
cant
insincere statements usually made in a singsong tone
cantankerous
bad-tempered; quarrelsome
canter
smooth, easy pace; gallop
canvass
to make a survey
capacious
spacious; roomy
capitulate
to surrender
capricious
erratic; impulsive
captious
hard to please; faultfinding
carapace
shell; hard, protective covering
carcinogenic
causing cancer
cardinal
principal; chief
careen
to swerve; to dip to one side
caricature
an exaggerated portrayal
carnage
slaughter; massacre
carnal
sensual; sexual
carouse
to engage in a noisy, drunken party
carp (two meanings)
a type of fish (n); to complain (v)
carrion
decaying flesh
carte blanche
freedom to use one's own judgement
cartel
association of business firms
cartographer
mapmaker
castigate
to punish
cataclysm
a violent change
catacomb
underground burial place
cataract (two meanings)
large waterfall; abnormality of the eye
cathartic
cleansing
catholic
universal; wide-ranging